Felix Hernandez tossed eight innings of two-run ball as the Mariners dropped the Twins 6-2 at Target Field. Trevor Plouffe [[ ploof ] went 2-for-4 and drove in two for the Twins while Ricky Nolasco fell to 2-and-4 on the mound after allowing three runs in five innings. Minnesota saw a three-game win streak end and finished 4-and-2 on its six-game homestand.
The Twins begin a five-game west coast road trip tomorrow night in San Diego against the Padres. The teams will play two games before Minnesota heads to San Francisco for a weekend series against the Giants. Kevin Correia gets the ball tomorrow for the Twins. He is 1-and-5 with a 6.80 ERA in eight starts. The Padres will counter with Ian Kennedy, who is 2-and-5 with a 3.60 ERA.