Phi 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
Min 0 1 1 4 0 3 3 0 0 12
Date of game: 2/27/2013

Recap: Minnesota vs. Philadelphia

Fort Myers, FL (Sports Network) - Ryan Doumit went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer and Mark Sobolewski added two hits and three RBI to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 12-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.

Aaron Hicks went 2-for-3 with two RBI, while Trevor Plouffe and Drew Butera added one RBI apiece for the Twins, who plated three runs in both the sixth and seventh innings.

Wilkin Ramirez and Jeff Clement each added an RBI in the triumph.

Brian Duensing earned the win after tossing 1 2/3 perfect innings. Kevin Correia gave up three runs -- two earned -- on five hits and struck out two over 2 1/3 innings of work for Minnesota.

Carlos Ruiz went 2-for-2 with three RBI, while Dom Brown and Ryan Howard added one RBI apiece for the Phillies, who missed the playoffs last season for the first time since 2006.

Adam Morgan was charged with the loss after allowing four runs -- one earned -- on five hits over 1 2/3 innings. John Lannan, who started for Philadelphia allowed just one run on four hits and one walk over two innings.

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