The Rangers celebrate after their 1-0 win over the Mariners. (Mike Stone/AP)
By Shawn Shroyer / MLB.com
Milton Bradley's first-inning sacrifice fly scored Michael Young for the game's only run to make a winner of righty Dustin Nippert, who allowed seven hits in seven shutout innings to earn the win. Nippert struck out four on the day with no walks.
BATTING 2B: Hamilton (30, Hernandez, F), Davis, C 2 (17, Hernandez, F, Hernandez, F). TB: Young,
M; Hamilton 4; Blalock; Davis, C 4; Teagarden. RBI: Bradley (74). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out:
Blalock; Hamilton; Young, M; Arias. SF: Bradley. GIDP: Byrd; Blalock. Team RISP: 0-for-9. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Hamilton (8, 2nd base off Batista/Johnson, Ro).
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