Casilla, Twins nip Mariners

Casilla, Twins nip Mariners

Alex Casilla's walk-off, two-run single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Tuesday night.

Minnesota won as -120 home favorites as the game played over the 8-run total set by oddsmakers.

Denard Span went 3-for-5 with two runs batted in for the Twins, while Luis Ayala picked up the win in relief of starter Nick Blackburn for Minnesota.

Endy Chavez was 3-for-5 with two RBIs for Seattle, as Brandon Morrow was hit with the loss after coming in for Mariners starter Erik Bedard.