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Mariners can't keep up
Twins 11, Mariners 2
Jose Guillen reacts after getting hit by a pitch in the second on Tuesday. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
Ichiro Suzuki led off with a homer for the second straight game, and Jose Lopez hit his first home run of the season in the sixth inning, but Jeff Weaver struggled in his first home start for Seattle, allowing seven runs on 10 hits and falling to 0-2 with a 15.57 ERA to start his Mariners career.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 17, 2007
MIN
Minnesota (8-5)
Won 1
Minnesota 11, Seattle 2   SEA
Seattle (5-4)
Lost 1
April 17, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
2 0 0 0 5 0 0 4 0   11 15 0
Seattle
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 10 1
Standings thru 4/17/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Mariners Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B4210110.255
Tyner, LF-CF5231003.360
Mauer, C4233001.364
Cuddyer, RF5023024.360
Morneau, 1B3100202.271
Hunter, CF4124002.292
  Rabe, LF1000002.100
Kubel, DH5010001.281
Rodriguez, 3B5110002.238
Bartlett, SS5220000.242
Totals411115113317 

BATTING
2B: Tyner 2 (4, Weaver, Weaver), Mauer 3 (5, Weaver, White, White), Hunter (9, Weaver), Kubel (3, Weaver), Bartlett (1, White).
3B: Cuddyer (1, Weaver).
HR: Hunter (2, 5th inning off Weaver, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Castillo; Tyner 5; Mauer 6; Cuddyer 4; Hunter 6; Kubel 2; Rodriguez; Bartlett 3.
RBI: Mauer 3 (5), Cuddyer 3 (11), Tyner (2), Hunter 4 (12).
2-out RBI: Hunter 4; Mauer 2; Cuddyer 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hunter 2; Cuddyer; Rodriguez 2; Rabe.
S: Mauer.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Rodriguez-Castillo-Morneau, Bartlett-Castillo-Morneau, Ortiz-Bartlett-Morneau).

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4111002.286
Beltre, 3B4010000.235
Vidro, DH4020001.243
Ibanez, LF4010002.229
Sexson, 1B3010102.207
Guillen, RF3010001.200
Johjima, C4000014.400
Betancourt, SS3010001.148
  a-Broussard, PH1000002.200
Lopez, 2B4121012.267
Totals3421021217 

a-Flied out for Betancourt in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sexson (4, Ortiz).
HR: Suzuki (2, 1st inning off Ortiz, 0 on, 0 out), Lopez (1, 6th inning off Ortiz, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Suzuki 4; Beltre; Vidro 2; Ibanez; Sexson 2; Guillen; Betancourt; Lopez 5.
RBI: Suzuki (5), Lopez (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Betancourt; Sexson; Suzuki; Lopez 2.
GIDP: Ibanez 2; Johjima.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Ibanez (2, fielding).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ortiz (W, 3-0)7.08220022.05
Reyes 1.01000009.00
Neshek 1.01001200.00
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Weaver (L, 0-2)6.0107713115.75
White 2.05442008.44
Reitsma 1.00000002.25

IBB: Morneau (by Weaver).
HBP: Guillen (by Ortiz).
Pitches-strikes: Ortiz 92-58, Reyes 5-3, Neshek 24-17, Weaver 96-64, White 43-24, Reitsma 13-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Ortiz 15-6, Reyes 2-1, Neshek 0-1, Weaver 11-4, White 3-3, Reitsma 2-1.
Batters faced: Ortiz 28, Reyes 3, Neshek 5, Weaver 29, White 13, Reitsma 3.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 54 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:27.
Att: 19,017.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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