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Jose, can you homer?
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Mariners 4, Rangers 1
Yuniesky Betancourt throws to complete a fourth-inning double play. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
Jose Vidro hit a solo homer in the second inning, and Jose Lopez hit a three-run shot in the fifth to back the strong effort of Carlos Silva, who allowed one run on just three hits in his Mariners debut. Silva struck out five and walked three.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (1-2)
Lost 1
Seattle 4, Texas 1   SEA
Seattle (2-1)
Won 1
April 2, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 3 0
Seattle
0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 X   4 7 0
Standings thru 4/2/08  |  Recap: TEX | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Mariners stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .231
Young, M, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .231
Hamilton, CF 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 .273
Blalock, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .222
Bradley, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .125
Catalanotto, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143
Murphy, Dv, RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .400
Laird, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125
Broussard, 1B 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .182
Totals 29 1 3 1 4 6 11  

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (1, Silva), Bradley (1, Silva).
HR: Broussard (1, 6th inning off Silva, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Kinsler 2; Broussard 4; Bradley 2.
RBI: Broussard (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bradley; Laird; Catalanotto.
GIDP: Blalock.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 .273
Ibanez, LF 3 0 1 0 1 2 0 .182
Sexson, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .091
Beltre, A, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .364
Wilkerson, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .091
Vidro, DH 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .182
Johjima, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
Betancourt, Y, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .545
Totals 31 4 7 4 2 3 6  

BATTING
2B: Ibanez (1, Jennings), Beltre, A (1, Wright, J).
HR: Vidro (1, 2nd inning off Jennings, 0 on, 1 out), Lopez, Jo (1, 5th inning off Jennings, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Betancourt, Y; Wilkerson; Vidro 4; Suzuki, I; Ibanez 2; Beltre, A 2; Lopez, Jo 4.
RBI: Vidro (1), Lopez, Jo 3 (5).
2-out RBI: Lopez, Jo 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Beltre, A; Johjima; Wilkerson.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wilkerson (1, 2nd base off Wright, J/Laird).

FIELDING
DP: (Lopez, Jo-Betancourt, Y-Sexson).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jennings (L, 0-1) 5.0 5 4 4 2 1 2 7.20
Wright, J 3.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Silva (W, 1-0) 7.0 3 1 1 3 5 1 1.29
Green, S (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Batista (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Green, S pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

Pitches-strikes: Jennings 91-48, Wright, J 37-26, Silva 116-68, Green, S 20-9, Batista 12-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Jennings 9-2, Wright, J 4-2, Silva 7-5, Green, S 2-0, Batista 1-1.
Batters faced: Jennings 22, Wright, J 11, Silva 26, Green, S 4, Batista 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Batista 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 50 degrees, clear.
Wind: 1 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:22.
Att: 21,341.
Venue: Safeco Field.
April 2, 2008
April 2, 2008

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