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SEATTLE -- Sam Fuld so rarely hits home runs its difficult for the Minnesota centre fielder to tell the difference between a deep fly ball and a shot that might leave the park. Kevin Pillar Jersey . Especially in a park known to be unfriendly to hitters like Safeco Field. "I really dont hit enough to know whether its going to be an F-9 or a home run," Fuld said. Fuld barely cleared the wall with his second home run of the season, Phil Hughes pitched into the eighth inning and the Twins beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Tuesday night. A night after Fuld could not pull back Michael Saunders home run, the roles were reversed. Fuld hit a 3-2 pitch from Seattle starter Chris Young (8-5) beyond the wall in right and just out of the reach of Saunders for the solo shot in the fifth inning. It was the first homer for Fuld since April 10. He finished with three hits and two stolen bases. Fuld took a hard tumble after crashing into the wall trying to snag Saunders shot on Monday night. He woke up sore, but showed up to the park early and made sure manager Ron Gardenhire knew he was fine to play. "That home run was big. Getting a run on the board here, we hadnt scored yet up in Seattle to that point," Gardenhire said. "We know coming in here this team pitches very well, that their bullpen is strong so runs are going to be a premium." Hughes rebounded from being knocked around in his previous two starts to shut down the Mariners. Hughes (9-5) gave up eight hits in 7 1-3 innings, struck out eight and didnt walk a batter in silencing Seattles stagnant offence. Hughes had given up a combined 19 hits and 12 earned runs in his past two starts, losses to Texas and the Yankees. But he had a strong history pitching in Seattle, and is 5-0 with a 0.61 ERA in seven career games at Safeco Field. Hughes went to a three-ball count just once and Logan Morrisons double in the fourth was the only extra base hit he allowed. "The last couple times out I felt like I got hurt with a couple of weird plays and tonight I got some good bounces with the double play ball. Sometimes its just the different of a couple of things going right for you and its a different story," Hughes said. "I felt like my fastball command was good tonight and I was able to work from there." Young was nearly equal to Hughes, yet unable to get a third straight victory because Seattle provided no offensive help. Young gave up six hits and struck out six, but lost for the first time since June 11. He was lifted after giving up a walk to Eduardo Escobar and single to Fuld leading off the eighth to put runners at the corners with no outs. Brian Doziers sacrifice fly off reliever Yoervis Medina scored Escobar to give Minnesota a 2-0 lead. "I needed to keep that scoreless tonight, one at most, and give us a chance," Young said. No matter what Young did on the mound, he couldnt help Seattles bats that have gone cold. Seattle has scored six runs in the past five games and is 2 for 36 with runners in scoring position during that stretch. Three times Seattle got runners to second base but they advanced no farther. Seattle tried to rally in the eighth after one out singles by Saunders and James Jones, and Robinson Cano coming to the plate. Hughes was lifted for reliever Casey Fien, who got Cano to ground into a double play to end the threat. "Frustration was setting in more than anything ... and then I had visions in my head of Cano hitting a three-run homer. Ive seen it too many times," Hughes said. "Fortunately (Fien) got him to roll over into a big double play ball there." NOTES: Minnesota is 2-11 in its last 13 road games. ... Seattle LHP James Paxton (back) threw a 33-pitch simulated game Tuesday and is expected to throw another this weekend before deciding if hes ready for a rehab assignment in the minors. ... Gardenhire has not decided on his starter for Friday in Colorado after RHP Ricky Nolasco was placed on the 15-day DL on Tuesday. ... Seattle 3B Kyle Seager snapped a 0-for-18 skid with a single in the sixth inning. Roger Clemens Jersey . -- Scottie Wilbekin sat on the bench for the final minute, holding a bag of ice against his left knee. Custom Toronto Blue Jays Jerseys . Last year, Islanders forward Colin Mcdonald released a "Do It For Colin" campaign to promote his teammate and friend John Tavares for the EA sports honour:The most popular sports voting video ever has to go to Chris Bosh who showcased his comedic abilities in his effort to get fans to vote him into the 2008 All Star Game:You can vote for TJ and other star players for the NHL 15 cover vote here.Jamie Murray is hoping to emulate his brother Andy by winning an Olympic gold medal when the pair team up in Rio this summer. The brothers will compete together in the doubles competition for Team GB as Andy looks to add to the gold medal he won in the singles at London 2012.They will be hoping to improve upon their previous two Olympic performances in the doubles after suffering early exits on both previous occasions. The Murrays went out in the second round at the Athens Olympics in 2008 and exited on the opening day in London four years ago.Jamie Murray, who is currently top of the tennis doubles world rankings, is determined to avoid a similar fate this time around. Jamie Murray is targeting Olympic gold in Rio I am excited to go and play, Murray said, speaking exclusively to Sky Sports News HQ. It is going to be cool to play with Andy. London was a big disappointment for me personally.It is every four years, so to sit on that result for four years would be great. I really want to do well in this Olympics.It is probably our best chance to really get a good result because we are both getting to the peaks of our careers.I am certainly playing some of the best tennis of my life so I want to try to make that count. Jamie Murray celebrates with the Davis Cup Murray was speaking in Dunblane as he brought the Davis Cup trophy home as part of a tour to thank all those who have supported the team. Josh Donaldson Jersey. He was part of the historic winning team who lifted the trophy for Great Britain for the first time since 1936.The GB team, including brother Andy, began the defence of their Davis Cup title in March and will play their quarter-final against Serbia in Belgrade in July.The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) wanted to celebrate last Novembers win by taking the trophy on a tour to more than 90 places across the country.Jamie Murray returned to his old high school and primary school in Dunblane on Tuesday to give pupils a chance to see the trophy.Hundreds of tennis fans stood in a long queue at Dunblane Sports Club later in the day to get a picture with the Davis Cup and meet the local tennis star.Murray said: I am excited to be back in my home town with the Davis Cup.Winning was an incredible moment personally and also for all involved and Im eager to help ensure a lasting legacy following this historic achievement.Seeing everyones reaction when they saw the Davis Cup and sharing a bit of that passion we had on court will hopefully encourage others to get involved and choose tennis as part of their everyday lives. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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