Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 7, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Recap: Seattle 2, Twins 0
- July 9, 2014 - 12:47 AM
Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle
The Japanese righthander extended his run of dominance against the Twins with seven shutout innings, giving up only four hits while striking out 10.
BY THE NUMBERS
1 Twins baserunners to reach third base, but Iwakuma pitched out of his second-and-third, one-out jam in the seventh inning by retiring Chris Colabello on a grounder and striking out Sam Fuld.
26 Saves for veteran Mariners closer Fernando Rodney, leading the American League.
11 Losses for Kevin Correia, leading the AL, even though he pitched seven strong innings.
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