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Box > Seattle 8, Texas 3
Bye, George! Ichiro passes Sisler
Ryan Drese allowed six runs over two-plus innings, as well as Ichiro Suzuki's record-tying and record-breaking hits, as the Rangers dropped the opener of the season's final series in Seattle on Friday. Mark Teixeira hit homer No. 38 on the year.
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• Drese and Ichiro forever linked
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• Nix robs Ichiro: 56K | 350K
 
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Ichiro Suzuki waves to the crowd after setting the single-season hits record. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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Ichiro Suzuki broke George Sisler's 84-year-old record for hits in a season.
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Mariners Coverage
• Bye, George! Ichiro sets new mark
• Ichiro draws high praise from peers
• A 'proud' moment for Sisler's family
• Next for Ichiro: At-bats record?
• Mariners notes: Ichiro brings media circus
• Ichiro's record-breaking night: 56K | 350K
• Ichiro breaks the record: 56K | 350K
• Ichiro press conference: 350K
• Ichiro ties Sisler: 56K | 350K
 
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Texas (87-73)
Lost 1
Seattle 8, Texas 3  
Seattle (63-97)
Won 1
October 1, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   3 5 1
Seattle
0 0 6 0 0 1 0 1 X   8 18 3
Standings through 10/1/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Mariners Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, E, 2B3100101.292
Blalock, 3B4120011.275
Young, M, SS4000024.311
Teixeira, 1B4122000.276
Mench, RF4000001.274
Jordan, DH3000122.222
Allen, LF4010002.245
Nix, CF4000011.249
Huckaby, C2000110.136
a-Gonzalez, PH1000000.263
Totals333523712 

a-Flied out for Huckaby in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Teixeira (38, 1st inning off Villone, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Blalock 2; Teixeira 5; Allen.
RBI: Teixeira 2 (110).
2-out RBI: Teixeira 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Allen, Young, M 2, Jordan 2.
GIDP: Nix.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Huckaby (1, throw).
DP: (Blalock-Young, E-Teixeira).

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF5230011.373
Bocachica, RF0000000.244
Winn, LF4130110.288
Martinez, DH5121024.267
1-Cabrera, PR-DH0100000.268
Ibanez, 1B5131002.302
Boone, 2B5132004.254
Reed, CF5111023.404
Dobbs, 3B4021000.220
Wilson, C4011003.251
Lopez, J, SS4000024.235
Totals4181871821 


1-Ran for Martinez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ibanez (29, Drese).
TB: Suzuki 3; Winn 3; Martinez 2; Ibanez 4; Boone 3; Reed; Dobbs 2; Wilson.
RBI: Martinez (63), Ibanez (62), Boone 2 (83), Reed (5), Dobbs (9), Wilson (33).
2-out RBI: Boone.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ibanez, Lopez, J 2, Reed.
GIDP: Boone.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki (36, 3rd base off Wasdin/Huckaby), Winn (21, 2nd base off Wasdin/Huckaby).

FIELDING
E: Lopez, J (10, throw), Dobbs (2, throw), Hasegawa (1, throw).
DP: (Dobbs-Boone-Ibanez).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Drese (L, 14-10)2.010660004.20
Wasdin 3.23101306.78
Tejera 1.220003013.50
Hughes 0.231102013.50
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Villone (W, 8-6)5.02223514.08
Mateo 2.00000004.68
Hasegawa 1.02100205.16
Putz 1.01000004.71

Drese pitched to 6 batters in the 3rd.

Pitches-strikes: Drese 48-26, Wasdin 51-31, Tejera 31-21, Hughes 17-11, Villone 87-54, Mateo 16-11, Hasegawa 20-12, Putz 5-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Drese 3-3, Wasdin 4-4, Tejera 2-0, Hughes 0-0, Villone 4-6, Mateo 0-6, Hasegawa 0-1, Putz 2-1.
Batters faced: Drese 15, Wasdin 15, Tejera 7, Hughes 5, Villone 21, Mateo 6, Hasegawa 6, Putz 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Wasdin 2-2, Tejera 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:42.
Att: 45,573.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner
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