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All quiet in the Dome
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Mariners 6, Twins 1
Alexi Casilla reacts after singling in the first inning against Felix Hernandez. (Getty)
Francisco Liriano was solid over seven innings, but he received little support, as the Twins totaled just six hits by six different players, five of them singles, in the 28th and final opener in the Metrodome.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (1-0)
Won 1
Seattle 6, Minnesota 1   MIN
Minnesota (0-1)
Lost 1
April 6, 2009
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Seattle
0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 2   6 6 0
Minnesota
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
Standings thru 4/6/09  |  Recap: SEA | MIN  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Twins stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Chavez, En, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250
Gutierrez, F, CF 3 2 1 2 1 0 0 .333
Sweeney, M, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Beltre, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Griffey Jr., RF 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .333
  1-Balentien, PR-RF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lopez, Jo, 2B 3 0 1 3 0 1 0 .333
Branyan, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Johjima, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333
Betancourt, Y, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Totals 31 6 6 6 2 3 5  

1-Ran for Griffey Jr. in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Beltre (1, Liriano, F).
HR: Griffey Jr. (1, 5th inning off Liriano, F, 0 on, 0 out), Gutierrez, F (1, 6th inning off Liriano, F, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Beltre 2; Chavez, En; Lopez, Jo; Griffey Jr. 4; Gutierrez, F 4; Johjima.
RBI: Lopez, Jo 3 (3), Griffey Jr. (1), Gutierrez, F 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Lopez, Jo 2.
SF: Lopez, Jo.
GIDP: Betancourt, Y.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
DP: (Lopez, Jo-Betancourt, Y-Branyan).

 
Minnesota AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Span, LF 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000
Casilla, A, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250
Cuddyer, RF 4 0 1 1 0 3 3 .250
Morneau, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000
Kubel, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250
Crede, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Gomez, C, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
Redmond, M, C 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .333
  a-Morales, J, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Punto, SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .500
Totals 31 1 6 1 3 7 18  

a-Grounded out for Redmond, M in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Redmond, M (1, Hernandez, F).
TB: Cuddyer; Redmond, M 2; Crede; Punto; Kubel; Casilla, A.
RBI: Cuddyer (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kubel 2; Cuddyer; Gomez, C.
SAC: Span.
GIDP: Morneau.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
PB: Redmond, M (1).
DP: (Casilla, A-Punto-Morneau).

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, F (W, 1-0) 8.0 5 1 1 3 6 0 1.13
Batista 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Liriano, F (L, 0-1) 7.0 4 4 4 0 3 2 5.14
Ayala 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Crain 0.2 0 1 1 1 0 0 13.50
Breslow 0.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 -
Guerrier 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Breslow pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

Game Scores: Hernandez, F 71, Liriano, F 56.
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, F 97-67, Batista 18-15, Liriano, F 93-61, Ayala 11-9, Crain 16-8, Breslow 4-0, Guerrier 7-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, F 12-3, Batista 2-0, Liriano, F 12-5, Ayala 2-0, Crain 0-2, Breslow 0-0, Guerrier 0-1.
Batters faced: Hernandez, F 31, Batista 4, Liriano, F 25, Ayala 3, Crain 3, Breslow 1, Guerrier 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Breslow 1-0, Guerrier 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Eric Cooper. 3B: Scott Barry.
Weather: 69 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:21.
Att: 48,514.
Venue: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
April 6, 2009
April 6, 2009

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