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Vargas dealt loss
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Dodgers 8, Mariners 2
Jason Vargas lasted just 4 2/3 innings on Friday night. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Jason Vargas continued his up-and-down season, looking sharp at times and struggling at others. But with little offensive support outside of a pair of minor uprisings, the lefty and Seattle were handed the defeat in the opener.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (37-36)
Lost 1
LA Dodgers 8, Seattle 2   LAD
LA Dodgers (48-26)
Won 1
June 26, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   2 6 0
LA Dodgers
0 3 0 1 1 2 0 1 X   8 14 0
Standings thru 6/26/09  |  Recap: SEA | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Dodgers stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 .371
Branyan, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .300
Beltre, A, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .260
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 .251
Gutierrez, F, CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .258
Johjima, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .239
Balentien, LF 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 .231
Cedeno, R, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .121
  Batista, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Vargas, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .250
  Corcoran, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wilson, Jo, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .152
Totals 32 2 6 2 1 10 10  

BATTING
TB: Lopez, Jo 3; Suzuki, I 2; Branyan.
RBI: Lopez, Jo 2 (44).
2-out RBI: Lopez, Jo.
GIDP: Johjima.
Team RISP: 2-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki, I (13, 2nd base off Kershaw/Martin, R).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Vargas-Cedeno, R-Lopez, Jo, Cedeno, R-Lopez, Jo-Branyan).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pierre, LF 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 .329
Furcal, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .238
Hudson, O, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .307
Blake, 3B 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .301
Loney, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 .281
Martin, R, C 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .249
Ethier, RF 4 3 3 6 0 0 1 .268
Kemp, CF 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .313
Kershaw, P 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 .182
  a-Jones, M, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .364
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Ellis, A, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Belisario, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 8 14 8 2 3 15  

a-Singled for Kershaw in the 6th. b-Flied out for Mota in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Blake (18, Vargas).
3B: Kemp (5, Vargas).
HR: Ethier 3 (14, 2nd inning off Vargas, 2 on, 1 out; 6th inning off Corcoran, 1 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Batista, 0 on, 0 out), Blake (11, 4th inning off Vargas, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pierre 2; Kemp 5; Blake 6; Ethier 12; Kershaw; Loney; Martin, R; Jones, M.
RBI: Ethier 6 (49), Blake (48), Kershaw (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blake 2; Hudson, O 2.
SAC: Furcal.
GIDP: Kershaw, Ethier.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Pierre (6, 2nd base by Vargas/Johjima).

FIELDING
DP: (Blake-Hudson, O-Loney).

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Vargas (L, 3-3) 4.2 9 5 5 1 2 2 3.79
Corcoran 1.1 3 2 2 1 1 1 7.90
Batista 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 3.08
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw (W, 5-5) 6.0 5 2 2 1 8 0 3.70
Mota 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
Belisario 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.03

HBP: Martin, R (by Corcoran).
Pitches-strikes: Vargas 78-45, Corcoran 31-17, Batista 32-19, Kershaw 96-64, Mota 33-22, Belisario 13-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Vargas 5-3, Corcoran 1-1, Batista 2-4, Kershaw 3-3, Mota 4-1, Belisario 2-0.
Batters faced: Vargas 21, Corcoran 9, Batista 8, Kershaw 23, Mota 6, Belisario 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Corcoran 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 72 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:39.
Att: 50,746.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
June 26, 2009
June 26, 2009

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