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Rangers 7, Mariners 2
Vicente Padilla allowed one run on one hit in eight innings. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
The Rangers scored six runs with two outs in the 10th inning, capped off by Jarrod Saltalamacchia's grand slam, which justified the team's 16 hits off Mariners pitching. Nelson Cruz, who drove in one of those runs, also homered in the seventh.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (14-12)
Won 4
Texas 7, Seattle 2   SEA
Seattle (15-12)
Lost 2
May 5, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6   7 16 1
Seattle
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   2 3 0
Standings thru 5/5/09  |  Recap: TEX | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Mariners stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 6 0 2 0 0 1 3 .321
Andrus, SS 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 .264
Young, M, 3B 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 .336
Jones, An, LF 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 .341
  1-Murphy, Dv, PR-LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .179
Blalock, DH 5 1 2 0 0 1 3 .266
Byrd, CF 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .322
Cruz, N, RF 5 2 3 2 0 1 1 .299
Davis, C, 1B 4 1 0 0 1 3 3 .193
Saltalamacchia, C 4 1 2 4 1 1 1 .275
Totals 44 7 16 7 2 9 18  

1-Ran for Jones, An in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Byrd (9, Bedard), Young, M (10, Lowe, M).
HR: Cruz, N (7, 7th inning off Bedard, 0 on, 1 out), Saltalamacchia (3, 10th inning off Stark, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler 2; Jones, An 2; Blalock 2; Saltalamacchia 5; Cruz, N 6; Young, M 4; Byrd 3.
RBI: Cruz, N 2 (20), Byrd (16), Saltalamacchia 4 (12).
2-out RBI: Byrd; Cruz, N; Saltalamacchia 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock; Saltalamacchia; Andrus; Kinsler 2.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Young, M (1, 2nd base by Bedard/Johnson, Ro).
PO: Young, M (1st base by Bedard).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (Young, M-Kinsler-Davis, C 2, Kinsler-Andrus-Davis, C).

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .291
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .260
Sweeney, M, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .268
Branyan, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .321
Beltre, A, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .209
Balentien, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .342
Johnson, Ro, C 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .216
Gutierrez, F, CF 3 1 0 0 0 2 2 .291
Betancourt, Y, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .286
Totals 31 2 3 1 4 6 12  

BATTING
2B: Branyan (6, O'Day), Beltre, A (8, O'Day).
TB: Beltre, A 2; Balentien; Branyan 2.
RBI: Beltre, A (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Betancourt, Y.
GIDP: Lopez, Jo, Sweeney, M, Beltre, A.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Balentien (Young, M at home).
Pickoffs: Bedard (Young, M at 1st base).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Padilla 8.0 1 1 0 3 4 0 5.71
O'Day (W, 1-0) 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.04
Francisco, F 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bedard 7.0 7 1 1 0 7 1 2.37
Lowe, M 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
Aardsma 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.19
Kelley 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.54
Stark (L, 0-1) 1.0 5 6 6 1 0 1 20.25

HBP: Gutierrez, F (by Padilla).
Pitches-strikes: Padilla 102-66, O'Day 24-15, Francisco, F 13-6, Bedard 102-72, Lowe, M 10-8, Aardsma 24-11, Kelley 3-1, Stark 36-21.
Groundouts-flyouts: Padilla 14-1, O'Day 3-0, Francisco, F 0-1, Bedard 4-4, Lowe, M 0-1, Aardsma 1-1, Kelley 0-0, Stark 1-1.
Batters faced: Padilla 27, O'Day 6, Francisco, F 3, Bedard 27, Lowe, M 4, Aardsma 6, Kelley 0, Stark 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco, F 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Bill Hohn. 2B: Casey Moser. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 50 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:12.
Att: 19,811.
Venue: Safeco Field.
May 5, 2009
May 5, 2009

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