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Vazquez lifts Rangers
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Rangers 5, Mariners 2
Brandon Boggs makes a running catch in foul territory on Tuesday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
After hitting a walk-off home run on Monday, Ramon Vazquez's sacrifice fly in the sixth inning on Tuesday night proved to be the difference in the Rangers' victory over the Mariners. Lefty Kason Gabbard allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (15-26)
Lost 2
Texas 5, Seattle 2   TEX
Texas (20-21)
Won 2
May 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 7 4
Texas
0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 5/13/08  |  Recap: SEA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Rangers stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4000110.281
Cairo, 1B4110001.154
Beltre, 3B4010001.252
Ibanez, LF4120002.300
Lopez, 2B3021000.319
Johjima, C4011003.228
Balentien, RF3000133.224
Clement, DH3000102.150
Betancourt, SS4000013.257
Totals332723515 

BATTING
2B: Ibanez (11, Gabbard), Johjima (5, Rupe).
TB: Cairo; Beltre; Ibanez 3; Lopez 2; Johjima 2.
RBI: Lopez (20), Johjima (10).
2-out RBI: Johjima.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Clement; Ibanez; Betancourt 2.
SF: Lopez.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Beltre (7, fielding), Ibanez (3, fielding), Betancourt (6, throw), Balentien (1, fielding).
DP: (Hernandez-Johjima-Cairo).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B3001104.310
Catalanotto, DH5000014.253
Young, SS3000101.286
Hamilton, CF3000101.301
Murphy, RF4120002.260
Boggs, LF4010013.296
Laird, C3321100.275
Shelton, 1B2100113.172
Vazquez, 3B2022100.344
Totals295746318 

BATTING
2B: Boggs (3, Hernandez), Murphy (13, Hernandez).
TB: Murphy 3; Boggs 2; Laird 2; Vazquez 2.
RBI: Laird (14), Vazquez 2 (7), Kinsler (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton; Boggs 2; Catalanotto 2.
S: Shelton.
SF: Vazquez; Kinsler.
GIDP: Kinsler.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Young (2, 2nd base off Hernandez/Johjima), Kinsler (11, 2nd base off Hernandez/Johjima).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (L, 2-4)6.06325303.38
Rowland-Smith 1.00000003.57
Green 1.01201001.61
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gabbard 5.15221202.12
Rupe (BS, 1)(W, 2-1)1.21002004.18
Benoit (H, 6)1.01000105.60
Guardado (S, 1)1.00000205.40

WP: Hernandez.
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 112-64, Rowland-Smith 10-8, Green 18-9, Gabbard 82-48, Rupe 38-19, Benoit 24-14, Guardado 9-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 11-4, Rowland-Smith 0-3, Green 2-1, Gabbard 9-5, Rupe 0-5, Benoit 0-2, Guardado 0-1.
Batters faced: Hernandez 29, Rowland-Smith 3, Green 6, Gabbard 22, Rupe 8, Benoit 4, Guardado 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rupe 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 80 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 18 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:53.
Att: 15,766.

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