Mariners vs. Twins: Garver gets revenge, starters struggle, and Cal makes a sandwich

The Mariners seemed out of their depth against the Twins but still managed to pull off a few highlights in the process
Seattle Mariners v Minnesota Twins
Seattle Mariners v Minnesota Twins / Adam Bettcher/GettyImages
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Best Moment: Cal Raleigh's Go-Ahead Grand Slam Gives Seattle the Win

I already mentioned this when discussing his hitting in this series but this was an impactful way to make his mark in Minnesota. The Mariners have been laughably bad with runners in scoring position, accumulating a total of just 87 RBI with RISP which is better than just one team - the Chicago White Sox. Luckily, the team brought on their current RBI leader in Raleigh with the bases loaded and he delivered.

Seattle's offense needs more of these moments in order to continue being a contender in the AL West. The Texas Rangers recently retook the lead within the division and their OPS of .725 is 10th in MLB while their RBI total of 189 is tied with the Padres for second. Meanwhile, the Mariners are 24th in team OPS at .663 and 25th in total RBI with 134. The pitching is incredible but not infallible, as the Twins proved this week, so the bats still have some work to do before the season really begins to pick up.