Twins hang on for 5-4 win in Seattle, their first sweep there since 2007

Twins hang on for 5-4 win in Seattle, their first sweep there since 2007

While Ricky Nolasco held the Mariners to three hits, hitters erupted with three homers.

Twins notes: Sano adjusts, gets powerful results

May 29
Twins notes: Sano adjusts, gets powerful results
Miguel Sano hit his 11th homer of the season on Sunday, and it was also his fourth consecutive game with a home run.

Postgame: Dozier takes one to the helmet and laughs it off

May 29
Postgame: Dozier takes one to the helmet and laughs it off
The Twins got a strong start from Ricky Nolasco and his fastball; Joe Mauer thrived on outside pitches.
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May 29

Sunday's Twins-Seattle recap

A recap of the Twins' 5-4 victory over the Mariners in Seattle on Sunday.
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May 29

Series preview: Twins at Oakland

A look ahead at the Twins' series vs. the A's in Oakland starting Monday.
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May 29

Gallery: Twins 5, Seattle 4

Twins held on for a 5-4 win Sunday in Seattle, their first sweep there since 2007.
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May 29

Nolasco: Some long battles with Mariners hitters

Twins righthander Ricky Nolasco says he wished he was more efficient, but Seattle's hitters made him throw a lot of pitches in the Twins' 5-4 win.
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May 29

Nolasco has Molitor's support, but could use a turnaround today

Twins are trying to sweep the Mariners in Seattle for the first time since 2007.

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  • AL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Kansas City 27 22 .551 0 16-7 11-15 7-3
    Cleveland 26 22 .542 0.5 12-10 14-12 5-5
    Chicago White Sox 27 24 .529 1 13-12 14-12 2-8
    Detroit 24 25 .490 3 12-11 12-14 6-4
    Minnesota 15 34 .306 12 8-15 7-19 5-5
  • AL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Boston 30 20 .600 0 18-10 12-10 6-4
    Baltimore 28 20 .583 1 17-8 11-12 4-6
    Toronto 26 26 .500 5 11-14 15-12 7-3
    NY Yankees 24 25 .490 5.5 13-12 11-13 7-3
    Tampa Bay 22 26 .458 7 11-15 11-11 3-7
  • AL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    Texas 29 21 .580 0 18-9 11-12 7-3
    Seattle 28 21 .571 0.5 10-14 18-7 6-4
    LA Angels 22 28 .440 7 10-16 12-12 4-6
    Houston 22 29 .431 7.5 13-13 9-16 5-5
    Oakland 22 29 .431 7.5 10-16 12-13 3-7
  • NL Central w l pct gb home away last 10
    Chicago Cubs 34 14 .708 0 17-6 17-8 6-4
    Pittsburgh 28 21 .571 6.5 15-9 13-12 7-3
    St. Louis 26 25 .510 9.5 13-15 13-10 4-6
    Milwaukee 23 27 .460 12 14-13 9-14 6-4
    Cincinnati 16 34 .320 19 12-15 4-19 1-9
  • NL East w l pct gb home away last 10
    Washington 30 21 .588 0 15-11 15-10 5-5
    NY Mets 28 21 .571 1 14-10 14-11 6-4
    Philadelphia 26 24 .520 3.5 13-9 13-15 3-7
    Miami 26 24 .520 3.5 10-13 16-11 5-5
    Atlanta 14 35 .286 15 4-21 10-14 4-6
  • NL West w l pct gb home away last 10
    San Francisco 32 20 .615 0 16-11 16-9 8-2
    LA Dodgers 27 24 .529 4.5 13-12 14-12 6-4
    Colorado 23 26 .469 7.5 9-12 14-14 3-7
    Arizona 23 29 .442 9 9-18 14-11 4-6
    San Diego 20 31 .392 11.5 10-15 10-16 3-7
  • Batting Average
    T. Milone MIN 1.000
    R. Grossman MIN .375
    E. Nunez MIN .333
    J. Mauer MIN .287
    E. Escobar MIN .261
  • Home Runs
    M. Sano MIN 10
    B. Park MIN 9
    J. Mauer MIN 5
    E. Nunez MIN 5
    B. Dozier MIN 5
  • Runs Batted In
    M. Sano MIN 25
    E. Nunez MIN 20
    J. Mauer MIN 17
    B. Park MIN 17
    B. Dozier MIN 16
  • Earned Run Average
    B. Boshers MIN 0.00
    F. Abad MIN 0.49
    B. Kintzler MIN 1.80
    M. Tonkin MIN 3.04
    P. Dean MIN 3.43
  • Wins
    K. Jepsen MIN 2
    R. Pressly MIN 2
    T. Duffey MIN 2
    E. Santana MIN 1
    (6) Players 1
  • Strikeouts
    R. Nolasco MIN 46
    E. Santana MIN 36
    T. May MIN 35
    P. Hughes MIN 30
    T. Duffey MIN 30
  • Batting Average
    X. Bogaerts BOS .351
    V. Martinez DET .341
    D. Ortiz BOS .339
    J. Bradley Jr. BOS .337
    (2) Players .333
  • Home Runs
    M. Trumbo BAL 15
    T. Frazier CWS 15
    R. Cano SEA 14
    K. Davis OAK 14
    (3) Players 13
  • Runs Batted In
    D. Ortiz BOS 46
    R. Cano SEA 43
    E. Encarnacion TOR 37
    M. Trout LAA 36
    (5) Players 35
  • Earned Run Average
    R. Hill OAK 2.18
    J. Quintana CWS 2.22
    C. Sale CWS 2.26
    D. Salazar CLE 2.39
    (2) Players 2.52
  • Wins
    C. Sale CWS 9
    R. Hill OAK 7
    J. Tomlin CLE 7
    D. Price BOS 7
    (2) Players 7
  • Saves
    F. Rodriguez DET 14
    W. Davis KC 13
    Z. Britton BAL 13
    D. Robertson CWS 12
    (3) Players 12
  • Batting Average
    D. Murphy WAS .390
    B. Zobrist CHC .354
    R. Braun MIL .351
    M. Ozuna MIA .341
    M. Prado MIA .328
  • Home Runs
    Y. Cespedes NYM 15
    N. Arenado COL 14
    C. Carter MIL 13
    B. Harper WAS 13
    T. Story COL 13
  • Earned Run Average
    C. Kershaw LAD 1.48
    D. Pomeranz SD 1.70
    J. Arrieta CHC 1.72
    N. Syndergaard NYM 1.87
    M. Bumgarner SF 2.12
  • Wins
    J. Arrieta CHC 9
    S. Strasburg WAS 8
    J. Cueto SF 7
    C. Kershaw LAD 7
    (3) Players 7
  • Saves
    J. Gomez PHI 17
    M. Melancon PIT 16
    J. Familia NYM 16
    A. Ramos MIA 15
    (2) Players 14
  • Friday, May 27
    Chicago Cubs 6, Philadelphia 2, F St. Louis 6, Washington 2, F Toronto 7, Boston 5, F
    Baltimore 6, Cleveland 4, F NY Mets 6, LA Dodgers 5, F NY Yankees 4, Tampa Bay 1, F
    Atlanta 4, Miami 2, F Pittsburgh 9, Texas 1, F Milwaukee 9, Cincinnati 5, F
    Kansas City 7, Chicago White Sox 5, F Colorado 5, San Francisco 2, F San Diego 10, Arizona 3, F
    LA Angels 7, Houston 2, F Detroit 4, Oakland 1, F Minnesota 7, Seattle 2, F
  • Saturday, May 28
    Toronto 10, Boston 9, F Kansas City 8, Chicago White Sox 7, F Chicago Cubs 4, Philadelphia 1, F
    Oakland 12, Detroit 3, F Atlanta 7, Miami 2, F Cleveland 11, Baltimore 4, F
    San Francisco 10, Colorado 5, F Cincinnati 7, Milwaukee 6, F Tampa Bay 9, NY Yankees 5, F
    LA Dodgers 9, NY Mets 1, F Texas 5, Pittsburgh 2, F St. Louis 9, Washington 4, F
    Houston 4, LA Angels 2, F Arizona 8, San Diego 7, F Minnesota 6, Seattle 5, F
  • Today, May 29
    Boston 5, Toronto 3, F Baltimore 6, Cleveland 4, F NY Yankees 2, Tampa Bay 1, F
    Washington 10, St. Louis 2, F Milwaukee 5, Cincinnati 4, F Kansas City 5, Chicago White Sox 4, F
    Chicago Cubs 7, Philadelphia 2, F Texas 6, Pittsburgh 2, F Houston 8, LA Angels 6, F
    Oakland 4, Detroit 2, F Arizona 6, San Diego 3, F San Francisco 8, Colorado 3, F
    Minnesota 5, Seattle 4, F Miami 7, Atlanta 3, F LA Dodgers 4, NY Mets 2, F
  • Monday, May 30
    San Francisco @ Atlanta Chicago White Sox @ NY Mets Boston @ Baltimore
    St. Louis @ Milwaukee Minnesota @ Oakland Houston @ Arizona
    Cincinnati @ Colorado San Diego @ Seattle LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs
    Texas @ Cleveland Washington @ Philadelphia NY Yankees @ Toronto
    Pittsburgh @ Miami Tampa Bay @ Kansas City Detroit @ LA Angels
  • Tuesday, May 31
    Houston @ Arizona San Diego @ Seattle Texas @ Cleveland
    Boston @ Baltimore Washington @ Philadelphia NY Yankees @ Toronto
    San Francisco @ Atlanta Pittsburgh @ Miami Chicago White Sox @ NY Mets
    LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs St. Louis @ Milwaukee Tampa Bay @ Kansas City
    Cincinnati @ Colorado Detroit @ LA Angels Minnesota @ Oakland
  • Wednesday, June 1
    Chicago White Sox @ NY Mets St. Louis @ Milwaukee Minnesota @ Oakland
    Texas @ Cleveland Boston @ Baltimore Detroit @ LA Angels
    Washington @ Philadelphia NY Yankees @ Toronto San Francisco @ Atlanta
    Pittsburgh @ Miami LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs Arizona @ Houston
    Tampa Bay @ Kansas City Cincinnati @ Colorado Seattle @ San Diego
  • Thursday, June 2
    San Francisco @ Atlanta Arizona @ Houston LA Dodgers @ Chicago Cubs
    Boston @ Baltimore Milwaukee @ Philadelphia Kansas City @ Cleveland
    Pittsburgh @ Miami NY Yankees @ Detroit Tampa Bay @ Minnesota
    Cincinnati @ Colorado Seattle @ San Diego
  • Friday, June 3
    Arizona @ Chicago Cubs NY Yankees @ Baltimore Milwaukee @ Philadelphia
    LA Angels @ Pittsburgh Toronto @ Boston Washington @ Cincinnati
    Kansas City @ Cleveland Chicago White Sox @ Detroit NY Mets @ Miami
    Seattle @ Texas Oakland @ Houston Tampa Bay @ Minnesota
    San Francisco @ St. Louis Atlanta @ LA Dodgers Colorado @ San Diego
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May 29
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May 29
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May 29

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May 29
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Wild game-ending double play gives Twins a victory in Seattle

Before the bizarre finish, Miguel Sano hit another homer, but his blooper proved even bigger.
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May 29

Postgame: Suzuki woozy, Plouffe relieved, Boshers happy, Hughes frustrated

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May 29

Hughes: Frustration came out Saturday night

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May 29

Molitor says 'hot hand' Dean will start again

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May 28

Pregame: Hughes on the hill as Twins try to string three wins together

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May 28

Dean pitches Twins to 7-2 victory over King Felix in Seattle

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May 28

Postgame: A night, and a beer shower, Pat Dean will never forget

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May 28

Twins voice shock, sadness, support for Allen

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How bad is the Twins' start? To begin, it's among worst in 3 decades of baseball

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Friday's Twins-Seattle recap

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Final, 5/29 R H E
Minnesota 15-34 5 7 0
Seattle 28-21 4 7 0