SEATTLE — Twins manager Ron Gardenhire successfully issued two replay challenges regarding Mariners center fielder James Johnson in Thursday nights 4-2 conquer the Mariners.
The first challenge came with Jones at first and two outs in the first inning with Kyle Seager when youre at bat. Twins right-hander Yohan Pino threw over to first base to try to pick off Jones, who was initially reigned over safe by first-base umpire Lance Barksdale.
After a shorter review, it was determined which first baseman Chris Parmelee applied the tag in time, and Jones was ruled out. It broken the inning for the Mariners, which saw Seager lead off the next frame with a homer.
The 1st one at first base ended up being hit or miss, Gardenhire said. My first baseman reacted like he thought he got him, so it offered us a chance to take a peek in internet marketing.
Gardenhire issued his second challenge in a key moment within the seventh, when Seager lifted some sort of sacrifice fly to left field with the bases loaded and one out to score Endy Chavez via third base. But 3 rd baseman Trevor Plouffe cut off the throw home to try to get Jones out at third base.
Jones seemed to be originally ruled safe through third-base umpire Gabe Morales, but Gardenhire came out to concern his second challenge. Following a review, it was ruled that Jones came off the tote and was tagged seem to end the inning.
The second 1, I thought right away we had him or her, Gardenhire said. But its a bang-bang enjoy and a tough call. Thus thats a big play, furthermore. They both went our approach this time, and you never know whatll happen next time. Its hit and miss.
Gardenhire has now issued 21 troubles, and he has 11 message or calls overturned.