Minnesota Twins vs. Seattle Mariners

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Seattle carried a 6-4 lead into the ninth, but Byron Buxton hit a tying two-run shot off Anthony Bass (1-1) with no outs. Minnesota is 0-4 in Pineda's last 4 home starts and 20-6 in their last 26 game three matchups while the over is 4-0 in Pineda's last 4 starts against the AL West.

The contest was the 70th consecutive game that Seattle has played with at least one home run by either the Mariners or their opponent, breaking the single-season major league mark of 69 in a row set by the 1985 Baltimore Orioles and later matched by both the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers in 2017.

Berrios had a shaky start to tonight's game as a Mariner runner reached third base in the first four innings.

The Twins took three of four games from Seattle back in May, outscoring them 43-15 in the process - an average of 10.8 runs scored per game.

"I think games like this sometimes happen", Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli said.

It was a frantic finish after pitching controlled most of the action. Then Tommy Milone came in and pitched six innings of three-run ball against his former team.

In his last start, Leake gave up six hits and one earned run in nine innings, notching his first complete game of the season as the Mariners routed the Houston Astros 14-1. He struck out six and walked two.

Seattle scored five times in the eighth to open a 6-1 lead. Since 1900, only five teams have finished a season with 950+ runs scored and fewer than 700 runs allowed, most recently the 1998 New York Yankees which won 114 games and featured Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams, Mariano Rivera and more.

"It was a blessing", said Long, who plans to give the ball from the drive to his dad for Father's Day on Sunday.

Minnesota responded with three in the bottom half.

Minnesota's Jorge Polanco extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a single in the eighth inning.

Mallex Smith and Domingo Santana led off the ninth with singles, but Encarnacion was called out on a third strike that appeared well outside the zone, Vogelbach popped up to second base and Seager flew out to left field to end the game.

Mariners: Manager Scott Servais said infielder J.P. Crawford, who has missed the last two weeks with a sprained left ankle, should rejoin the team in Oakland on Friday.

- Seattle starting pitcher Mike Leake, who is starting the series opener Tuesday night, has allowed the second-most homers in the big leagues (18). Yusei Kikuchi (3-4, 4.99) pitches for Seattle opposite Michael Pineda (4-3, 5.34). He struggled late in his outing and ended up giving up three runs, and a start to the Twins' push.

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