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Twins bullpen blows game late

(Minneapolis, MN) — The Minnesota Twins surrendered four runs in the top of the seventh inning and then four more runs in the top of the ninth inning during a 10-6 loss to the Seattle Mariners at Target Field last night. The game was tied at six entering the ninth inning after Max Kepler scored the game-tying run on an Austin Martin single in the bottom of the eighth. Jorge Alcala was charged with the loss in relief after giving up all four runs in the ninth. Seattle pinch hitter Cal Raleigh hit a grand slam in the seventh to give the M’s a 6-4 lead. Ryan Jeffers hit a three-run homer in the third inning for Minnesota, which remains in second-place in the A-L Central at 20-15. The Twins send Chris Paddack to the mound against the 20-16 Mariners tonight at 6:40 P-M.