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Rafael Montero vs Caleb Thielbar Battle Sees Minnesota Fall 8-6

Minnesota pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Kyle Seager and it cost them dearly in a 8-6 loss on Sunday at Target Field.

Seattle won as a +165 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Seattle got 1 innings from Rafael Montero, who gave up 0 earned runs on 0 hits, while striking out 0. Drew Steckenrider earned the victory, while the Mariners got 4 RBIs from Kyle Seager in the win.

Minnesota's starting pitcher Caleb Thielbar worked 1 innings, giving up 1 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Byron Buxton in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 14 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.

The game was closed out by Rafael Montero who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.

Next game, Seattle takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Boston.