LIZ GOES CAREER LONG: : Orioles starter Radhames Liz (6-5) threw eight shutout innings against the Twins, the longest outing of his brief career. He had lasted just eight innings total in his previous two starts. He has won both of his games against Minnesota this season.
TWO HOME RUNS TWICE: : Nick Markakis and Oscar Salazar each had a two-run homer and a solo shot, with Markakis' homers coming in the first and fifth and Salazar's in the second and fourth. The previous time the Orioles had two players hit two homers in a game was Aug. 17 at Detroit, when Melvin Mora and Luke Scott did it.