Brian Dozier and Justin Morneau homered, Samuel Deduno pitched seven scoreless innings and the Minnesota Twins blanked the Seattle Mariners 4-0 Saturday.
It was the fifth shutout of the season for Minnesota, which has won four of its last six games and is 6-3 since the All Star break.
Brad Miller and Kyle Seager each had two hits for Seattle, which has lost three of four.
Deduno (7-4) allowed three hits, walked three and tied his season high with six strikeouts. He has thrown seven innings in each of his last three starts, winning all three.
Aaron Harang (5-9) threw 105 pitches in five innings, the ninth time in 17 starts he has gone five innings or less. Harang gave up one run on three hits in five innings, struck out five and walked two.
Morneau led off the fourth with a double for the Twins' first hit. With one out, Chris Colabello hit a shallow pop fly to right field that fell between the Mariners' defenders, and Morneau scored on Clete Thomas' groundout, giving Minnesota a...