Joe Mauer's triple gives Twins 4-2 win in extra innings

Author:
Updated:
Original:

Joe Mauer hit a triple to drive in two runs in the 11th inning to give the Twins a 4-2 win over the Mariners Sunday in Seattle.

The Twins got on the board first with two runs in the first inning on a single by Trevor Plouffe and an RBI double by Mauer.

The Mariners tied it up in the fourth with two runs. The Mariners' Seth Smith hit his first home run of the season.

The score remained 2-2 through regulation, and Mauer hit a two-run triple in the 11th that sealed the win.

Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson had his best game of the season. In just over seven innings, he gave up two runs on five hits, along with three strikeouts and three walks, MLB.com reports.

Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon was ejected in the fourth inning after visiting the mound to talk with the umpire.

The Twins won the series 2-1. Minnesota is now 8-10 overall. The Twins play Detriot next, starting a three-game home series at 7:10 p.m. Monday.

Next Up

coronavirus, covid-19, icu

Minnesota's COVID-19 hospitalizations increase by 27.5% in 24 hours

Bring Me The News confirmed that the dramatic increase is not a numbers error.

fire, flames

Lives saved as passerby, city workers rescue from 3 from Golden Valley fire

The Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the fire Wednesday morning.

Caribou Coffee Holiday 2020

Caribou Coffee rolls out holiday cups, menu early

The holiday season is underway at some Twin Cities stores, with a nationwide rollout planned for Nov. 5.

Malik Beasley

Charges: Timberwolves' Beasley pointed assault rifle at family on a home tour

The family was on the Parade of Homes tour when Beasley allegedly pointed the gun at them, telling them to get off his property.

aldi grocery store

Aldi is opening its first store in Winona next month

The new store is part of Aldi's $5 billion expansion across the U.S.

coronavirus, COVID-19 test

COVID-19: Minnesota planning rapid testing for young adults

Health officials are in the planning stages of launching a rapid testing option for 18 to 35 year olds.

grocery shopping

Money Gal Coaching: 15 money-saving tips you should consider

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.

Vikes

Coller: What's left to watch for Vikings fans?

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

trick-or-treating, Halloween

Traditional trick-of-treating a no-no, but MDH say there are ways to make it safer

There are safer ways to do trick-or-treating than going door-to-door, health officials say.

Related