The Twins begin a 3-game series in Seattle against the Mariners Friday night at 9:10, pregame on WJON at 8:40.  Righthander Carl Pavano (1-2) gets the start on the mound for the Twins and lefthander Jason Vargas (3-2) toes the rubber for the Mariners.  Minnesota is 6-18 while Seattle is 11-16.  The Twins lost 3 straight while Seattle has lost 6 games in a row.

The Twins and Mariners play at 8:10pm Saturday night and again at 3:10 Sunday afternoon.