MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Mariners earn split with Minnesota
Seattle rookie Nick Franklin homered twice and knocked in four runs as the Mariners held on to top the Twins 6-4 at Safeco Field in Seattle yesterday. Michael Saunders also went deep for the M's, who earned a split in the four-game series. Erasmo Ramirez allowed four runs over six innings as he improved to 2-0. Tom Wilhelmsen pitched a scoreless ninth for his 24th save. Chris Colabello clubbed a two-run homer for Minnesota, which is 6-4 since the All-Star break.