Seattle 2, Minnesota 1

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, August 29, 2010 4:10 PM
Location - Safeco Field
Temperature - 63°
Umpires - Home Plate - Lance Barksdale, First Base - Ed Rapuano, Second Base - Tom Hallion, Third Base - Ron Kulpa,
Attendance - 28923

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 0
Seattle 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 75-56 40-22 35-34 L1
Seattle 51-79 30-34 21-45 W1

Recap

Luke French was solid over seven innings and Adam Moore drove in the winning run as Seattle Mariners rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
 
French (3-4) allowed one run on three hits with four strikeouts and one walk. Closer David Aardsma earned his 25th save as the Mariners avoided a three-game sweep.
 
Jose Lopez and Casey Kotchman singled to start the seventh and advanced on a wild pitch by Carl Pavano. Franklin Gutierrez singled home Lopez and Kotchman scored the go-ahead run on Moore's RBI groundout.
 
Pavano (15-10) had limited the Mariners to two hits through six innings and retired 14 in a row during one stretch. Pavano allowed five hits in seven innings with two strikeouts and one walk while suffering his third straight defeat.
 
Minnesota's Michael Cuddyer hit his 12th home run in seventh.
 
The Twins (75-56) stayed 4 1/2 games ahead of the Chicago White Sox for the AL Central lead.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   Seattle
Carl Pavano Player Luke French
Loss W/L Win
7.0 IP 7.0
2 Strikeouts 4
5 Hits 3
2.57 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Minnesota   Seattle
J.J. Hardy Player Franklin Gutierrez
1 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
1 TB 2
.333 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 5 1 8 .172 8 4 1 1 1 0
Seattle 5 0 5 .179 5 2 2 1 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Seattle will play their next game at home against LA Angels. The Mariners have a W/L % of .490 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Twins have a W/L % of .566 after a win and .604 after a loss.
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