Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 5/6/12
M’s Finally Snap Skid The Headline: the Seattle Mariners 1-hit the Minnesota Twins, and break their 7-game losing streak. Seattle Mariners 7, Minnesota Twins 0 When: 10:10 ET, Friday, May 4, 2012 Where: Safeco Field, Seattle Temperature: 56 Umpires: Home — Laz Diaz, 1B — Mike Everitt, 2B — Paul Schrieber, 3B — Tim Welke Attendance: 28,437 Love ‘em 1. The Win This was a solid win for the Mariners. Anytime you crush a team 7-0, and give up 1 hit as a team, it’s impossible to not feel good about it. Even better was that the Mariners needed this win. They were riding a 7-game losing streak which saw them completely demoralized by Tampa Bay and Toronto. With Detroit, New York and Boston looming on the horizon it’s nice to see Seattle build some steam. 2. Patience at the Plate Seattle showed amazing poise at the plate tonight. They walked 8 times as a team, and managed to get 6 against Twins starter Jason Marquis — subsequently knocking him out of the game by the sixth inning. With 7 runs
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