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Big T starts the surge
Duel turns into blowout
Joel Pineiro threw five scoreless frames before getting tagged for six runs over the next 1 1/3 innings. Bases-loaded doubles in the sixth and seventh turned a tight contest into a rout. The Mariners built an early lead on solo home runs from Adam Jones and Ben Broussard.
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Rangers 8, Mariners 2
Mark Teixeira's bases-loaded double opened a flurry of eight runs in the sixth and seventh. (Linda Kaye/AP)
Series at a glance:
Offense comes to life late
Mark Teixeira launched a double off the right-field wall with the bases loaded in the sixth, getting the Rangers on the board and giving them a lead they would not relinquish. Adam Eaton allowed two runs on four hits over six innings and picked up his second victory since returning from the DL.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: August 10, 2006
SEA
Seattle (56-58)
Lost 1
Texas 8, Seattle 2   TEX
Texas (58-58)
Won 2
August 10, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 5 1
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 X   8 14 0
Standings thru 8/10/06  |  Gameday  |  Mariners Stats  |  Rangers Stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF4000012.327
Lopez, 2B4010002.280
Beltre, 3B4010001.263
Ibanez, LF4000011.272
Sexson, 1B4000030.224
Broussard, DH3111000.304
Johjima, C3010000.294
Betancourt, SS2000100.295
Jones, CF2111000.220
  a-Dobbs, PH1000002.300
  Bloomquist, CF0000000.248
Totals31252158 

a-Grounded out for Jones in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Jones (1, 3rd inning off Eaton, 0 on, 2 out), Broussard (15, 5th inning off Eaton, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lopez; Beltre; Broussard 4; Johjima; Jones 4.
RBI: Jones (4), Broussard (48).
2-out RBI: Jones.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltre; Lopez 2.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Beltre (4, 2nd base by Eaton/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Betancourt (13, throw).
Outfield assists: Jones (Young, M at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Jones-Betancourt, Beltre-Lopez-Sexson).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF3200201.315
Young, M, SS5133002.305
Lee, LF4230100.294
Teixeira, 1B4013114.285
Blalock, 3B4010002.289
DeRosa, RF4020001.329
Stairs, DH3001001.263
Kinsler, 2B4120004.303
Barajas, C4220001.256
Totals3581474116 

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (35, Pineiro), Barajas (16, Pineiro), Young, M (40, Mateo).
TB: Young, M 4; Lee 3; Teixeira 2; Blalock; DeRosa 2; Kinsler 2; Barajas 3.
RBI: Teixeira 3 (72), Young, M 3 (76), Stairs (35).
2-out RBI: Stairs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: DeRosa; Kinsler 2; Teixeira.
GIDP: Kinsler.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
PB: Barajas (5).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pineiro (L, 7-10)6.18663105.91
Mateo 0.03221004.93
Green 1.23000004.98
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eaton (W, 2-2)6.04220224.41
Wilson (H, 5)1.00000103.72
Bauer 2.01001203.25

Mateo pitched to 4 batters in the 7th.

IBB: Matthews (by Pineiro).
HBP: Stairs (by Green).
Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 102-57, Mateo 15-9, Green 28-18, Eaton 77-56, Wilson 12-8, Bauer 29-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pineiro 9-9, Mateo 0-0, Green 2-2, Eaton 4-11, Wilson 2-0, Bauer 2-2.
Batters faced: Pineiro 28, Mateo 4, Green 8, Eaton 21, Wilson 3, Bauer 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Mateo 3-3, Green 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: John Hirschbeck.
Weather: 102 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:26.
Att: 31,787.

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