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Rangers 7, Mariners 2
Erik Bedard came away with a no-decision; Vicente Padilla was just as good. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
Erik Bedard scattered seven hits over seven innings. His lone mistake was a seventh-inning home run, which proved important as the game went to the 10th, where reliever Denny Stark ceded six runs after Shawn Kelley left with an injury.
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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
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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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