After giving up a pair of runs in the top frame the Twins answered back with two of their own in the bottom half of the 1st on 2 run double by Joe Mauer scoring Brian Dozier and Robbie Grossman.
From there on out it was all Mariners offense scoring 4 more in the 2nd and 3 in the 4th to end Meija’s night after just 3.2 IP.
The Twins plated one more run in the 6th on a line drive by Kennys Vargas scoring Max Kepler.
Craig Breslow surrendered a pair of homers in the 8th and Twins 2-way phenom Chris Gimenez would come in to pitch the 9th also giving up a couple more runs as the Twins lose the series opener 14- 3.
Brian Dozier - 3-4, 1Run
Joe Mauer - 2 Run Double
Buddy Boshers - 2IP no ER
Kennys Vargas - RBI
Meija, Wimmers, Breslow - combined 11 Earned Runs
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