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Wilkerson powers Rangers
Home runs doom Mariners
The Mariners committed four errors in a night of inconsistency. Starter Gil Meche threw 5 1/3 innings, allowing six runs including a grand slam to Texas' Brad Wilkerson. Meche threw 63 strikes over 114 pitches.
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Rangers 6, Mariners 4
Brad Wilkerson is congratulated by teammates after hitting a grand slam off Gil Meche. (Tim Sharp/AP)
Series at a glance:
Wilkerson cranks a slam
Brad Wilkerson hit a grand slam in the third inning to vault the Rangers to a 6-3 lead. Michael Young started the third with his own two-run home run. In the end, that's all they needed as they held the Mariners to just one more run.
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 Wilkerson's blast
 Young's two-run homerun
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 30, 2006
SEA
Seattle (22-32)
Lost 6
Texas 6, Seattle 4   TEX
Texas (28-24)
Won 3
May 30, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0   4 11 0
Texas
0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 X   6 10 4
Standings thru 5/30/06  |  Gameday  |  Mariners Stats  |  Rangers Stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF4120102.326
Beltre, 3B4110104.222
Lopez, 2B5000014.279
Ibanez, LF1000012.263
Bloomquist, LF3110112.295
Everett, DH5131014.259
Petagine, 1B3000023.190
a-Sexson, PH-1B1000012.205
Johjima, C4020001.276
Reed, CF4020002.227
Betancourt, SS4000003.277
Totals3841113729 

a-Struck out for Petagine in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Bloomquist (2, Millwood).
TB: Suzuki 2; Beltre; Bloomquist 2; Everett 3; Johjima 2; Reed 2.
RBI: Everett (24).
2-out RBI: Everett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johjima; Suzuki 2; Sexson; Everett.
GIDP: Beltre.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Reed (3, 2nd base by Cordero/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Petagine-Betancourt, Beltre-Lopez-Petagine).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF4000104.298
Young, SS4132000.318
Teixeira, 1B4110013.289
Blalock, 3B3110100.316
DeRosa, RF3110112.312
Wilkerson, LF4114021.262
Laird, C3010100.327
Botts, DH4010022.417
Kinsler, 2B3110101.390
Totals3261065613 

BATTING
2B: Young (18, Meche), Kinsler (3, Meche).
HR: Young (3, 3rd inning off Meche, 1 on, 1 out), Wilkerson (10, 3rd inning off Meche, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Young 7; Teixeira; Blalock; DeRosa; Wilkerson 4; Laird; Botts; Kinsler 2.
RBI: Young 2 (33), Wilkerson 4 (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeRosa; Matthews.
GIDP: Wilkerson; Teixeira.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Laird (2, 2nd base off Meche/Johjima).

FIELDING
E: Laird (1, throw), Matthews (2, fielding), Kinsler (2, throw), Feldman (1, fielding).
PB: Laird (2).
DP: (Kinsler-Young-Teixeira).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche (L, 4-4)5.19665424.87
Sherrill 1.20000202.20
Soriano 1.01000002.48
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood (W, 6-3)6.09431404.85
Feldman (H, 3)0.10001005.14
Mahay (H, 3)0.10000001.20
Cordero (H, 7)1.11000106.39
Otsuka (S, 9)1.01001202.22

WP: Millwood 2.
Pitches-strikes: Meche 114-63, Sherrill 13-9, Soriano 14-10, Millwood 116-80, Feldman 12-6, Mahay 5-2, Cordero 12-10, Otsuka 24-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Meche 6-6, Sherrill 3-0, Soriano 0-3, Millwood 8-6, Feldman 0-1, Mahay 0-1, Cordero 2-0, Otsuka 1-0.
Batters faced: Meche 29, Sherrill 4, Soriano 4, Millwood 28, Feldman 3, Mahay 1, Cordero 4, Otsuka 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Sherrill 2-0, Mahay 2-0, Cordero 2-0.
EjectionsSeattle Mariners left fielder Raul Ibanez ejected by HP umpire Paul Nauert. (1st).
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Charlie Reliford. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:06.
Att: 18,084.

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