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,...