Mariners Edge Twins 5-4
The Twins loaded the bases in the 9th inning with 1 out but failed to scored and lose their 10th straight game 5-4 to Seattle Tuesday night at Target Field. The Twins have lost 15 of their last 16. Adam Kennedy broke the 4-all tie with a RBI infield single in the 7th inning for the Mariners. Ben Revere was 4-5 with a run scored and 1 RBI, Trevor Plouffe was 2-4 with a run scored and 1 RBI and Chris Parmelee was 2-4 with 1 RBI for the Twins. Brian Duensing allowed 1 earned run in 1 1/3 inning to take the loss for Minnesota.
The Twins will host Seattle again tonight at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:40. Righthander Kevin Slowey (0-6) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and righthander Michael Pineda (9-10) toes the rubber for the Mariners.