Nick Franklin homered twice and knocked in four runs as the Mariners held on to top the Twins 6-4 to split the four-game series at Safeco Field. Chris Colabello clubbed a two-run homer for Minnesota, which went 4-and-3 on its road trip to Anaheim and Seattle and is 6-and-4 overall since the All-Star break. Kyle Gibson gave up five runs in five frames as he slipped to 2-and-3 with the loss.
A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.
Medicaid expansion continues to be on the South Dakota legislative agenda.
The South Dakota House Education Committee voted to repeal the foundation funding legislation.
One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.