Mariners nip Twins in pitchers' duel between Felix Hernandez, Liam Hendriks

It was a battle of complete games Monday night at Target Field as Felix Hernandez outdueled Liam Hendriks to lead the Mariners to a 1-0 win. Each pitcher went the distance, but an eighth inning homer from Eric Thames was the difference in the game.
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It was a battle of complete games Monday night at Target Field as Felix Hernandez outdueled Liam Hendriks to lead the Mariners to a 1-0 win. Each pitcher went the distance, but an eighth inning homer from Eric Thames was the difference in the game.

Hendriks' final line was 9 innings, 3 hits, 1 run, 3 walks and 6 strikeouts. Hernandez's final line was 9 innings, 5 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk and 5 strikeouts. Hendriks is still winless in his major league career.

It's the second time Hernandez has dominated the Twins' lineup. In early May he threw 8 shutout innings, giving him a total of 17 shutout innings against the Twins this season.

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