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Bats back Millwood
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Rangers 6, Mariners 5
Michael Young follows through on his two-run homer. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
Kevin Millwood retired the first 12 batters he faced, but faltered in the fifth, giving up four runs. But the Rangers backed him with a strong performance at the plate, which included home runs off the bats of Michael Young and Chris Davis.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (13-12)
Won 3
Texas 6, Seattle 5   SEA
Seattle (15-11)
Lost 1
May 4, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0   6 10 0
Seattle
0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0   5 9 0
Standings thru 5/4/09  |  Recap: TEX | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Mariners stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .321
Andrus, SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 .284
Young, M, 3B 4 2 2 2 0 0 1 .324
Blalock, DH 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .258
Byrd, CF 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .317
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .283
Murphy, Dv, LF 3 1 2 0 1 0 2 .179
Davis, C, 1B 4 1 1 2 0 2 3 .202
Saltalamacchia, C 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .262
Totals 36 6 10 6 2 11 10  

BATTING
2B: Blalock (5, Hernandez, F).
HR: Young, M (7, 5th inning off Hernandez, F, 1 on, 1 out), Davis, C (6, 6th inning off Hernandez, F, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Davis, C 4; Andrus 2; Cruz, N; Young, M 5; Blalock 2; Murphy, Dv 2; Byrd.
RBI: Blalock (19), Byrd (15), Young, M 2 (16), Davis, C 2 (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock; Saltalamacchia.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Murphy, Dv (2, 2nd base by White/Johjima).

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 5 0 1 1 0 0 3 .298
Chavez, En, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .293
Sweeney, M, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .288
Branyan, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .320
Beltre, A, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .271
Johjima, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .243
Gutierrez, F, CF 4 2 3 3 0 1 0 .303
Betancourt, Y, SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .298
Totals 36 5 9 5 1 3 8  

BATTING
2B: Johjima (1, Millwood), Sweeney, M (4, Millwood).
3B: Suzuki, I (1, Millwood).
HR: Branyan (7, 5th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out), Gutierrez, F (3, 5th inning off Millwood, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Lopez, Jo; Betancourt, Y; Suzuki, I 3; Sweeney, M 2; Gutierrez, F 6; Johjima 2; Branyan 4.
RBI: Branyan (15), Gutierrez, F 3 (13), Suzuki, I (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez, En 2; Lopez, Jo; Suzuki, I.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki, I (4, 2nd base off Millwood/Saltalamacchia).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (W, 3-2) 7.1 8 5 5 0 3 2 2.78
Wilson, C (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.25
Francisco, F (S, 8) 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, F (L, 4-1) 6.0 10 6 6 0 9 2 3.38
White 2.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0.79
Stark 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00

Pitches-strikes: Millwood 87-63, Wilson, C 4-2, Francisco, F 16-9, Hernandez, F 97-65, White 30-14, Stark 17-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 12-6, Wilson, C 0-1, Francisco, F 1-3, Hernandez, F 2-4, White 4-0, Stark 1-1.
Batters faced: Millwood 30, Wilson, C 1, Francisco, F 6, Hernandez, F 28, White 7, Stark 3.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: Bill Hohn. 3B: Casey Moser.
Weather: 54 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 2 mph, R to L.
T: 2:28.
Att: 16,431.
Venue: Safeco Field.
May 4, 2009
May 4, 2009

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