Seattle Tops Twins, Diamond 5-2
The Twins lost 5-2 at home to Seattle Tuesday night. Hisashi Iwakuma threw 6 innings with 1 hit and 1 run allowed (0 earned) to get the win. Scott Diamond threw 7 innings with 7 hits and 5 earned runs allowed to take the loss and drop to 10-6. Dustin Ackley hit a 3-run homerun for the Mariners. Ryan Doumit had a RBI double and both Josh Willingham and Jamey Carroll were each 1-3 with a run scored for the Twins.
The Twins are 52-77 and played without outfielder Denard Span Tuesday night. Span was a late scratch with shoulder soreness. The Twins host Seattle again tonight at 7:10, pregame on WJON at 6:40. Righthander Sam Deduno (4-2) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander Jason Vargas (13-8) toes the rubber for Seattle.