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Santana navigates, Twins drive
Twins grab finale in Seattle
Johan Santana held the Mariners to one run in five innings, and two-run doubles from Lew Ford and Jason Kubel boosted Minnesota's offense. Joe Mauer had a 3-for-4 day.
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 Mauer's RBI single
 Ford's two-run double
Twins 7, Mariners 3
Johan Santana allowed one earned run on five hits in five innings. (Kevin P. Casey/AP)
Series at a glance:
Mariners quieted by ace
Raul Ibanez hit an RBI single in the first inning, but Seattle was unable to score another run against Twins ace Johan Santana in the finale of the three-game series. Starter Joel Pineiro gave up seven runs, six earned, on nine hits in 5 1/3 innings.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: June 08, 2006
MIN
Minnesota (26-33)
Won 1
Minnesota 7, Seattle 3   SEA
Seattle (28-34)
Lost 1
June 8, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
1 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 0   7 10 2
Seattle
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1   3 10 0
Standings thru 6/8/06  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Mariners Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Punto, 2B3101212.288
Ford, CF4112011.241
Mauer, DH4131100.379
Cuddyer, RF3000224.274
Kubel, LF5012006.237
Redmond, C5120002.388
Morneau, 1B5110012.235
Batista, 3B3100102.237
Castro, SS3121101.247
Totals3571077520 

BATTING
2B: Castro (5, Pineiro), Mauer 2 (17, Pineiro, Pineiro), Ford (5, Pineiro).
TB: Ford 2; Mauer 5; Kubel; Redmond 2; Morneau; Castro 3.
RBI: Mauer (30), Castro (14), Punto (4), Ford 2 (10), Kubel 2 (7).
2-out RBI: Castro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Punto; Kubel 3.
GIDP: Kubel; Redmond.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Batista (6, fielding), Ford (2, throw).

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF5030000.362
Beltre, 3B5110015.229
Lopez, 2B5000024.268
Ibanez, LF4131001.289
Sexson, 1B3000112.215
Morse, DH4010003.412
Bloomquist, CF4001001.272
Rivera, C3000031.115
a-Petagine, PH1000011.167
Johjima, C0000000.268
Betancourt, SS4120001.292
Totals3831021819 

a-Struck out for Rivera in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Morse (3, Eyre).
3B: Betancourt (3, Nathan).
TB: Suzuki 3; Beltre; Ibanez 3; Morse 2; Betancourt 4.
RBI: Ibanez (46), Bloomquist (6).
2-out RBI: Ibanez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morse 2; Beltre; Ibanez; Lopez; Petagine.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ibanez (1, 2nd base off Santana/Redmond).

FIELDING
PB: Rivera (4).
DP: 2 (Sexson-Betancourt-Pineiro, Betancourt-Lopez-Sexson).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Santana (W, 6-4)5.05111203.16
Guerrier 0.10000003.34
Eyre 2.24110506.04
Nathan 1.01110102.25
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pineiro (L, 5-6)5.19766205.13
Woods 3.21001305.68

WP: Nathan.
IBB: Mauer (by Pineiro), Cuddyer (by Pineiro).
HBP: Ford (by Pineiro).
Pitches-strikes: Santana 101-62, Guerrier 4-2, Eyre 47-29, Nathan 11-8, Pineiro 106-62, Woods 53-36.
Ground outs-fly outs: Santana 5-8, Guerrier 1-0, Eyre 1-2, Nathan 2-0, Pineiro 9-5, Woods 4-4.
Batters faced: Santana 22, Guerrier 1, Eyre 12, Nathan 4, Pineiro 31, Woods 12.
Inherited runners-scored: Woods 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Larry Poncino. 3B: Bruce Dreckman.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 27,341.

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