Los Angeles Angels defeat Minnesota Twins, 11-6

The Twins welcomed newcomer Orlando Cabrera to the lineup Saturday night, starting him at shortstop and batting him second.

Meanwhile, Brendan Harris assumed a position a little deeper on the bench.

Ron Gardenhire said he will use Nick Punto and Alexi Casilla at second base, but not Harris. The Twins manager mentioned spot duty for Harris at shortstop behind Cabrera, yet that figures to be rare, considering Cabrera started 100 of Oakland's first 101 games at shortsto...

On Aug. 1, 2004, Orlando Cabrera arrived at the Metrodome after getting traded from Montreal to Boston and homered in his first at-bat against Johan Santana.

Cabrera couldn't have asked for a better Red Sox debut, but Boston wound up losing that game 4-3.

"I remember losing just because of the way the Minnesota Twins play," Cabrera said Saturday, as he prepared for another debut, this one for the Twins. "They play small baseball, and I like that."

Cabrera might ha...