SEATTLE, WA - MAY 5: Ichiro Suzuki #51 hits into a double play during a game against the Minnesota Twins at Safeco Field on May 5, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Mariners Vs. Twins: Seattle Takes 2 Of 3 From Minnesota

The Seattle Mariners and the Minnesota Twins were both coming off series where they were swept on the road. The Mariners managed to win their three-game series against the Twins at Safeco Field.

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Mariners Vs. Twins, Game 3 Final Score: Early Runs Lead To Series Victory In 5-2 Win

On Sunday, the Seattle Mariners secured a series win over the visiting Minnesota Twins. They won the rubber match -- and their second straight game -- behind starter Hector Noesi in a 5-2 win.

The Mariners scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning when Jesus Montero doubled home Dustin Ackley and Brendan Ryan. Kyle Seager followed up with an RBI single that plated Montero.

Mike Carp led off the bottom of the second with his first home run of the season to stretch the M's lead to 4-0. In the bottom of the fourth, Ackley hit his first triple of the year and came home on Ryan's sacrifice fly.

The Twins managed single runs in the seventh and ninth innings, but the Mariners held on for the win. Noesi had by far his best start of the season, going seven inning and allowing just four hits and three walks. He allowed just one run, coming on a solo shot by Ryan Doumit.

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Mariners Vs. Twins, Game 2 Final Score: Felix Hernandez Hurls 1-Hit Gem In 7-0 Win

The Seattle Mariners had lost their last seven games heading into Saturday night's matchup with the Minnesota Twins. They snapped their losing skid in impressive fashion in a 7-0 victory behind staff ace Felix Hernandez.

Hernandez was one again on top of his game, holding the Twins to just one hit in eight innings of work. He allowed baserunners in just one inning, when he allowed a single and issued two walks in the top of the fourth.

The game was scoreless until the bottom of the sixth inning, when Kyle Seager hit a two-run single. The M's added five more runs in the bottom of the seventh on a Brendan Ryan sacrifice fly, a two-run Ichiro Suzuki triple and a two-run Seager home run.

Steve Delabar came in for the ninth inning, retiring the side in order and combining with Hernandez for the 1-hit shutout.

The Mariners will attempt to take the series in the rubber game on Sunday.

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Mariners Vs. Twins, Game 1 Final Score: Seattle Loses 7th Straight Game, 3-2

The Seattle Mariners headed back home to Safeco Field on Friday night having just been swept by the Tampa Bay Rays. The Minnesota Twins are also coming off of being swept by the Los Angeles Angels. Both teams headed into Friday's game in Seattle knowing that at least one of them would be able to snap their losing streak. Unfortunately, due to one bad inning, the Twins came out on top by a final score of 3-2.

The Mariners took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the fifth inning, on RBI doubles by Kyle Seager and Mike Carp. Thinks fell apart in the top of the seventh when the Twins scored on a throwing error, an RBI groundout and a Joe Mauer RBI single. Seattle was unable to score again in the game.

Jesus Montero was 2-for-4 with a double. The M's will try to even the series on Saturday.

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Mariners Vs. Twins Series Preview: Seattle Returns To Safeco Field Looking To Snap Losing Streak

The Seattle Mariners and the Minnesota Twins are both coming off series where they were swept on the road. The Mariners host the Twins as they return to Safeco Field.

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