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Date of game: 3/24/2012

Recap: Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay

Fort Myers, FL (Sports Network) - Justin Morneau hit a pair of home runs and finished with five RBI as the Minnesota Twins crushed the Tampa Bay Rays, 19-4, in Grapefruit League action on Saturday.

Luke Hughes finished 5-for-5 with two doubles, a home run and five RBI, while J.R. Towles and Chris Parmelee had solo shots for the Twins. Denard Span knocked in two runs, Jamey Carroll had an RBI and starter Jeff Gray allowed two runs in two innings for the win.

Chris Gimenez had a solo home run and two RBI, while Will Rhymes and Greg Sexton had an RBI apiece for Tampa Bay. Starter Jeremy Hellickson gave up 10 runs on 11 hits in three innings.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

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