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Mariners end six-game skid
Bats heat up in Texas
Seattle's offense erupted for 14 runs, including a three-run homer by Raul Ibanez to snap a six-game losing streak. Felix Hernandez went six innings and gave up five earned runs to pick up his fourth win of the season.
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Mariners 14, Rangers 5
Ichiro Suzuki had an Ichiro day, going 3-for-5 with a walk and a stolen base. (Tim Sharp/AP)
Series at a glance:
Koronka makes early exit
John Koronka was roughed up by the Mariners, giving up seven earned runs on 11 hits over 2 2/3 innings. Gary Matthews Jr. hit a grand slam in the fifth inning, but the Rangers were unable to complete the comeback.
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 Matthews Jr.'s grand slam
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 31, 2006
SEA
Seattle (23-32)
Won 1
Seattle 14, Texas 5   TEX
Texas (28-25)
Lost 1
May 31, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
1 0 6 0 0 2 3 2 0   14 18 1
Texas
0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0   5 9 1
Standings thru 5/31/06  |  Gameday  |  Mariners Stats  |  Rangers Stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF5430103.332
Reed, CF0000000.227
Beltre, 3B6132011.230
Lopez, 2B5122002.282
Ibanez, LF4224212.267
Sexson, DH5112123.205
Johjima, C5110012.274
Bloomquist, CF-RF4210110.293
Morse, 1B4132100.375
Betancourt, SS5122002.281
Totals431418146615 

BATTING
HR: Ibanez (8, 3rd inning off Koronka, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Suzuki 3; Beltre 3; Lopez 2; Ibanez 5; Sexson; Johjima; Bloomquist; Morse 3; Betancourt 2.
RBI: Ibanez 4 (36), Lopez 2 (42), Morse 2 (2), Betancourt 2 (24), Sexson 2 (29), Beltre 2 (16).
2-out RBI: Ibanez; Morse; Betancourt; Sexson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Suzuki 2.
SF: Lopez.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki (17, 2nd base off Benoit/Barajas).
CS: Bloomquist (2, 2nd base by Bauer/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Betancourt (6, fielding).
DP: 2 (Betancourt-Lopez-Morse 2).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF4134001.308
Botts, LF1000003.385
Young, SS4000002.312
Laird, C0000000.327
Teixeira, 1B4000020.284
Kinsler, 2B0000000.390
Blalock, DH4000000.310
Mench, RF4130010.305
Wilkerson, LF-CF3100122.257
DeRosa, 3B-SS4120000.320
Jimenez, 2B-3B3111111.211
Barajas, C-1B4000027.234
Totals355952816 

BATTING
2B: Mench (9, Hernandez).
HR: Matthews (5, 5th inning off Hernandez, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Matthews 6; Mench 4; DeRosa 2; Jimenez.
RBI: Jimenez (8), Matthews 4 (24).
2-out RBI: Matthews 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Botts 2.
GIDP: Young 2.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Jimenez (4, fielding).
Outfield assists: Wilkerson (Beltre at 2nd base).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 4-6)6.07551415.78
Mateo 2.00000204.82
Green 1.02001205.84
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Koronka (L, 4-3)2.211770314.87
Benoit 3.13222205.40
Bauer 0.22332004.00
Wilson 2.12222105.12

IBB: Ibanez (by Benoit).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 95-58, Mateo 31-23, Green 30-17, Koronka 69-44, Benoit 54-29, Bauer 27-15, Wilson 50-27.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 10-4, Mateo 0-4, Green 1-0, Koronka 3-1, Benoit 2-6, Bauer 0-1, Wilson 3-3.
Batters faced: Hernandez 24, Mateo 7, Green 6, Koronka 18, Benoit 15, Bauer 6, Wilson 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Benoit 2-0, Wilson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Greg Gibson. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:10.
Att: 19,131.

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