Twins break out the bats, beat Seattle on Sunday 03 Jun 13

SEATTLE MARINERS (24-33) AT MINNESOTA TWINS (25-29)

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013 – TARGET FIELD – MINNEAPOLIS, MN


 

FINAL

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9

R

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LOB

Seattle Mariners

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

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4

Minnesota Twins

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10

16

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7

WINNING PITCHER:  Scott Diamond (4-4, 4.66)

LOSING PITCHER:  Jeremy Bonderman (0-1, 13.50)

SAVE:  None

 

 

FIRST PITCH:  1:13 pm                          GAME TIME TEMP:   60 degrees, wind 8 mph from N                                      TIME OF GAME: 2:40                             ATTENDANCE:  34,876

 

HOME RUNS:     Doumit (6, 2nd inning off Bonderman, none on, no outs, 0-1 pitch, 369 feet to left field)

                                 Herrmann (1, 4th inning off Bonderman, none on, no outs,  1-2 pitch, 373 feet to left field)

                                 Willingham (10, 5th inning off Bonderman, one on, no outs, 2-1 pitch, 379 feet to left field)

                                 Dozier (3, 7th inning off Noesi, none on, one out, 1-1 pitch, 383 feet to left field)

                                

PITCHING LINES:

SEATTLE MARINERS

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PITCHES/K

Jeremy Bonderman (L)

4.2

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0

87/53

Hector Noesi

2.1

7

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1

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52/35

Danny Farquhar

1.0

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14/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINNESOTA TWINS

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PITCHES/K

Scott Diamond (W)

6.0

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95/57

Ryan Pressly

1.0

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0

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2

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14/11

Josh Roenicke

1.0

1

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0

0

0

0

0

11/7

Glen Perkins

1.0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

9/8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARINERS NOTES:

·    The Mariners lost to the Twins today 10-0, dropping the series with consecutive losses after opening with a win Friday night…the Mariners have lost 12 of their last 16 games overall…they wrap up their five-game road trip with a record of 2-3…the Mariners were shutout for the fifth time this season, all on the road, the last being a 12-0 loss May 21 at Los Angeles-AL…Seattle is now 3-4 in rubber games this season.

·    Jeremy Bonderman allowed seven runs on nine hits, one walk and three home runs while striking out one in 4.2 innings…it was his first major league start since October 1, 2012 with Detroit at Baltimore, a span of 975 days…the three home runs allowed today are the second time in his last three major league starts to allow three homers, also September 25, 2010 vs. Minnesota.

·    Kendrys Morales (2-for-4) collected his 16th multi-hit game of the season…he has at least one hit in 24 of his last 28 games since April 30, hitting .351 (40-for-114) with five home runs and 23 RBI in that span…in those 28 games he has 11 multi-hit games.

·    Jesus Sucre (1-for-3) collected a hit in his second straight game for the first time in his career…he finished the series against the Twins going 3-for-7 with an RBI.

·    Kyle Seager (1-for-4) extended his current hit-streak to seven games with a single today…over the seven games he is hitting .333 (8-for-24).

 

TWINS NOTES: ­

·    The Twins defeated the Mariners 10-0 to take the series win…the Twins finished their five-game homestand with a record of 4-1, their first winning homestand since taking two of three games against Detroit April 1-4 to begin the season…Minnesota has now won seven of their last nine games since May 25 at Detroit…the Twins are 6-3 against AL West opponents this season, their only winning record against a division…Minnesota improves to 14-10 in day games this season, coming into today their 13 day game wins trailed only Cincinnati (16) and St. Louis (14) in the majors…the four home runs by the Twins today tied their season-high, also on May 30 vs. Milwaukee…the Twins have hit eight home runs in their last four games…the 10-0 win today marked the largest margin of victory for Minnesota since also winning 10-0 August 29, 2012…the Twins outscored the Mariners 15-7 this series and out-hit the Mariners 30-23.

·    Scott Diamond tossed 6.0 shutout innings today, allowing four hits and one walk while striking out three…it was his second start of the season to not allow a run, also 7.0 shutout innings on May 7 at Boston…the win snapped a four start winless streak (0-2) for Diamond.

·    Ryan Doumit (1-for-5) hit his sixth home run of the season with a solo shot to lead off the second inning and put the Twins up 1-0…six of his last eight hits are for extra-bases as well (three home runs, two doubles, one triple)…he has started three games as catcher in the last four days and is hitting .429 (6-for-14) with a double, a triple and two home runs with five RBI…coming into today his 10 RBI over his last six games led all MLB players…between yesterday and today he hit for the cycle in four-straight at-bats…he doubled in third at-bat yesterday, singled in his fourth and tripled in his fifth, then began today with a home run in the second.

·    Aaron Hicks (3-for-4) doubled in his first at-bat and tripled in his second…it was his sixth double of the season and second triple…he has six extra-base hits in his last seven games (3 doubles, 1 triple, 2 home runs)…with a single in the seventh inning he tied his career-high for hits in a game, also three on 5/22 at Atlanta.

·    Josh Willingham (2-for-5) hit his 10th home run of the season with a two-run shot in the fifth inning to put the Twins up 7-0…it was his 177th career home run and his 26th at Target Field, most in history…he has five home runs and 11 RBI in his last 14 games…with his 10th homer today, Willingham has had double-digit home runs in each of his last eight seasons…the home run snapped a personal 0-for-last-9.