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Rangers win late
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Rangers 4, Mariners 3
Vicente Padilla struck out four and walked one in seven innings. (Matt Slocum/AP)
A night after winning on a walk-off hit, the Rangers again provided a dramatic conclusion, as Michael Young's pinch-hit sacrifice fly drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning. Josh Hamilton and Brandon Boggs each homered.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (40-67)
Lost 2
Texas 4, Seattle 3   TEX
Texas (56-52)
Won 2
July 30, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   3 11 1
Texas
0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 X   4 7 0
Standings thru 7/30/08  |  Recap: SEA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Rangers stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF4030100.302
Reed, CF3021001.255
  a-Vidro, PH1000001.225
Ibanez, LF4110006.279
Beltre, 3B4010015.257
Lopez, 2B4011013.304
LaHair, DH4000021.321
Cairo, 1B4000002.237
Johjima, C4110011.210
Bloomquist, SS4121000.281
Totals3631131520 

a-Grounded out for Reed in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Johjima (13, Padilla).
TB: Suzuki 3; Reed 2; Ibanez; Beltre; Lopez; Johjima 2; Bloomquist 2.
RBI: Bloomquist (8), Reed (14), Lopez (59).
2-out RBI: Bloomquist; Reed; Lopez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lopez; Ibanez; Cairo; Beltre.
GIDP: Johjima.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltre (8, 2nd base off Padilla/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Johjima (5, throw).
Outfield assists: Ibanez (Saltalamacchia at home).
DP: (Lopez-Bloomquist-Cairo).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4010002.327
Catalanotto, 1B-LF4010001.278
Murphy, RF3210101.266
Hamilton, DH3111101.304
Byrd, CF3000111.255
Boggs, LF2111100.247
  a-Young, PH-SS0001000.295
Davis, C, 3B-1B4010023.290
Saltalamacchia, C2010110.235
Vazquez, SS-3B3000013.316
Totals284735512 

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Boggs in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Davis, C (7, Batista), Kinsler (38, Batista), Murphy (27, Batista).
HR: Hamilton (25, 2nd inning off Batista, 0 on, 0 out), Boggs (5, 2nd inning off Batista, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Kinsler 2; Catalanotto; Murphy 2; Hamilton 4; Boggs 4; Davis, C 2; Saltalamacchia.
RBI: Hamilton (104), Boggs (29), Young (59).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kinsler; Catalanotto; Davis, C 2.
SF: Young.
GIDP: Murphy.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Boggs (3, 2nd base off Batista/Johjima).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Boggs (Lopez at 2nd base), Murphy (Bloomquist at home).
DP: 2 (Davis, C-Kinsler-Catalanotto, Murphy-Saltalamacchia).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Batista 6.07322326.43
Jimenez, C 1.00000101.20
Rhodes (L, 2-1)0.20113002.86
Lowe 0.10000104.08
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla 7.010331404.52
Guardado (W, 2-2)1.00000003.32
Wilson (S, 24)1.01000105.00

WP: Padilla 2.
HBP: Reed (by Padilla).
Pitches-strikes: Batista 88-60, Jimenez, C 7-5, Rhodes 27-12, Lowe 3-3, Padilla 107-67, Guardado 15-8, Wilson 14-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Batista 8-6, Jimenez, C 0-2, Rhodes 1-1, Lowe 0-0, Padilla 9-7, Guardado 1-2, Wilson 1-1.
Batters faced: Batista 25, Jimenez, C 3, Rhodes 5, Lowe 1, Padilla 31, Guardado 3, Wilson 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Lowe 2-0.
EjectionsSeattle Mariners pitcher Arthur Rhodes ejected by HP umpire Paul Nauert. (8th).
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 90 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:04.
Att: 23,894.
July 30, 2008

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