Dee Gordon

Movin' indoors: Record low cold in Minny, Mariners win 11-4

On a frigid afternoon at Target Field, relief pitchers had no trouble warming up.

They simply abandoned the bullpens and found a more comfortable spot to get loose.

It was a Twins-record low of 27 degrees at gametime Saturday as the Seattle Mariners beat Minnesota 11-4.

Because of the below-freezing chill, relievers moved out of the shaded bullpens in left-center field. Instead, they got ready in the indoor batting cages near the clubhouses.

When summoned, they ran to the mound from the dugout.

"The bullpens were probably 15-20 degrees colder. There's no sun down there," Mariners manager Scott Servais said. " MLB worked with us on that,...

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