SEATTLE - Twins closer Jon Rauch entered Tuesday with 13 saves in 15 attempts, but he'd given up at least one run in three of his past five outings.
Asked if he was getting concerned, manager Ron Gardenhire said, "He's getting saves. Just don't let them score enough to tie you or beat you."
Rauch has had some stiffness in his right hamstring, but refuses to use it as an excuse.
"It doesn't affect my throwing at all," Rauch said.
Or, as Gardenhire said, "It does...