Mariners Edge Twins 28 Aug 12

Felix Hernandez fired a five-hitter to lead the Mariners to a 1-0 win over the Twins in the opener of a four-game series. Eric Thames clubbed a solo homer in the eighth for Seattle. Liam Hendriks fanned six, but allowed Thames’ blast to fall to 0-and-7 with the complete-game loss. Scott Diamond is expected to toe the rubber against Hisashi Iwakuma in tonight’s second installment. Coverage begins at 6:40pm on 860 AM KNUJ and SAM 107.3.