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Bunt-turned-homer
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Mariners 4, Rangers 1
Ronny Cedeno steals second base in the fifth inning against the Rangers. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
Rob Johnson tried to bunt in the seventh inning of a tie game, but he missed and was ordered to hit away. He drilled a two-run homer, his first of the season, rewarding another stellar starter from Jarrod Washburn, who evened his mark at 6-6.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (48-38)
Lost 1
Seattle 4, Texas 1   SEA
Seattle (45-42)
Won 1
July 11, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 1
Seattle
0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 X   4 7 1
Standings thru 7/11/09  |  Recap: TEX | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Mariners stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .253
Young, M, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .311
Hamilton, CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .248
Jones, An, DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .234
Blalock, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .256
Byrd, LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .286
Cruz, N, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .263
Saltalamacchia, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .244
Andrus, SS 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 .258
Totals 32 1 5 1 2 6 11  

BATTING
2B: Kinsler (19, Washburn), Saltalamacchia (11, Washburn), Byrd (28, Aardsma).
TB: Saltalamacchia 2; Kinsler 2; Hamilton; Byrd 3.
RBI: Kinsler (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hamilton; Young, M 2; Cruz, N.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Blalock (3, throw).
DP: (Andrus-Kinsler-Blalock).

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .361
Branyan, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .284
Lopez, Jo, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .256
Griffey Jr., DH 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .220
Gutierrez, F, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .292
Langerhans, LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .242
Johnson, Ro, C 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 .201
Hannahan, 3B 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .197
Cedeno, R, SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .157
Totals 29 4 7 4 3 5 9  

BATTING
2B: Hannahan (7, Millwood).
HR: Branyan (22, 3rd inning off Millwood, 0 on, 2 out), Johnson, Ro (1, 7th inning off Millwood, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Langerhans; Suzuki, I; Cedeno, R; Hannahan 2; Johnson, Ro 4; Lopez, Jo; Branyan 4.
RBI: Branyan (48), Johnson, Ro 2 (18), Suzuki, I (23).
2-out RBI: Branyan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gutierrez, F; Branyan.
SAC: Cedeno, R.
GIDP: Gutierrez, F.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cedeno, R (3, 2nd base off Millwood/Saltalamacchia).
CS: Suzuki, I (6, 2nd base by Guardado/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Cedeno, R (4, throw).
Outfield assists: Langerhans (Byrd at 2nd base), Gutierrez, F (Byrd at 2nd base).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Millwood (L, 8-7) 6.0 6 4 4 2 5 2 3.46
Guardado 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.21
Grilli 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.26
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Washburn (W, 6-6) 7.0 4 1 1 2 3 0 2.96
Lowe, M (H, 12) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.32
Aardsma (S, 19) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.01

Millwood pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Millwood , Washburn .
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 114-71, Guardado 18-11, Grilli 14-8, Washburn 93-58, Lowe, M 12-9, Aardsma 15-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Millwood 10-2, Guardado 2-0, Grilli 1-2, Washburn 9-4, Lowe, M 2-0, Aardsma 1-0.
Batters faced: Millwood 26, Guardado 4, Grilli 3, Washburn 27, Lowe, M 3, Aardsma 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Guardado 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:33.
Att: 30,701.
Venue: Safeco Field.
July 11, 2009
July 11, 2009

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