Nelson Cruz

Paxton continues dominant May as Mariners beat Twins 2-1

James Paxton made one mistake, missing on his location with the only pitch he wanted back from another dominant performance.

It made the big Seattle lefty angry — well, at least as angry as Paxton can get.

"I think I got a little upset there and started letting it rip a little more," Paxton said.

Paxton continued his overpowering month by allowing one run in seven innings and striking out 11, and Mitch Haniger's two-out RBI single in the sixth inning helped give the Mariners a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

Seattle won its league-best 14th one-run game, thanks largely to another strong performance by Paxton. He allowed just three...

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