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Felix wins 12th
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Mariners 7, Rangers 2
Felix Hernandez delivers against the Rangers on Saturday. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Ken Griffey Jr. made Tommy Hunter the 400th pitching victim on his home run list with a three-run shot in the first inning to boost Felix Hernandez, who went seven innings to earn his 12th win. Jose Lopez also homered and went 3-for-5 with two runs scored.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (54-50)
Won 1
Seattle 7, Texas 2   TEX
Texas (58-44)
Lost 1
August 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
3 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0   7 16 0
Texas
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   2 6 2
Standings thru 8/1/09  |  Recap: SEA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Rangers stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 6 2 2 0 0 1 4 .363
Branyan, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 2 8 .260
Lopez, Jo, 2B 5 2 3 2 1 1 3 .275
Griffey Jr., DH 5 2 3 3 0 0 3 .223
Gutierrez, F, CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .291
Hannahan, 3B 3 0 2 1 2 0 0 .215
Wilson, Ja, SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .270
Langerhans, LF 5 0 2 1 0 2 5 .242
Johnson, Ro, C 4 0 2 0 1 1 2 .216
Totals 43 7 16 7 4 8 35  

BATTING
2B: Griffey Jr. (15, Hunter, T), Wilson, Ja 2 (20, Hunter, T, Madrigal), Lopez, Jo (25, Madrigal).
3B: Langerhans (1, Hunter, T).
HR: Griffey Jr. (11, 1st inning off Hunter, T, 2 on, 1 out), Lopez, Jo (15, 8th inning off Jennings, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Langerhans 4; Suzuki, I 2; Griffey Jr. 7; Hannahan 2; Wilson, Ja 4; Johnson, Ro 2; Lopez, Jo 7.
RBI: Griffey Jr. 3 (33), Hannahan (13), Langerhans (5), Lopez, Jo 2 (59).
2-out RBI: Langerhans.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Langerhans 2; Johnson, Ro 2; Gutierrez, F 2; Branyan 2.
GIDP: Lopez, Jo.
Team RISP: 3-for-19.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki, I (22, 2nd base off Hunter, T/Saltalamacchia).
CS: Hannahan (1, 2nd base by Hunter, T/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Suzuki, I (Vizquel at home).
DP: 3 (Suzuki, I-Johnson, Ro, Branyan, Johnson, Ro-Hannahan).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Vizquel, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 .290
Young, M, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .325
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .272
Byrd, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .277
Blalock, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .251
Cruz, N, DH 4 1 3 2 0 1 0 .272
Hamilton, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .222
Saltalamacchia, C 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .242
Andrus, SS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .261
Totals 30 2 6 2 4 5 14  

BATTING
2B: Byrd (32, Hernandez, F), Saltalamacchia (12, Hernandez, F).
HR: Cruz, N (25, 4th inning off Hernandez, F, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Saltalamacchia 2; Cruz, N 6; Young, M; Byrd 2.
RBI: Cruz, N 2 (58).
2-out RBI: Cruz, N.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vizquel 2; Young, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Hunter, T (1, fielding), Blalock (4, fielding).
DP: (Young, M-Vizquel-Blalock).

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, F (W, 12-4) 7.0 6 2 2 4 2 1 2.78
Lowe, M 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3.22
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hunter, T (L, 3-2) 5.0 7 5 4 3 5 1 2.63
Madrigal 1.1 4 1 1 1 0 0 9.31
Grilli 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.89
Jennings 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 1 3.64
Nippert 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.38

WP: Hunter, T.
HBP: Branyan (by Hunter, T), Andrus (by Hernandez, F).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, F 104-58, Lowe, M 32-21, Hunter, T 103-65, Madrigal 37-23, Grilli 6-5, Jennings 26-18, Nippert 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, F 5-8, Lowe, M 0-3, Hunter, T 3-7, Madrigal 2-2, Grilli 0-0, Jennings 0-2, Nippert 1-0.
Batters faced: Hernandez, F 29, Lowe, M 6, Hunter, T 27, Madrigal 9, Grilli 2, Jennings 6, Nippert 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Grilli 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: D.J. Reyburn. 2B: Mike Muchlinski. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 29,458.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
August 1, 2009
August 1, 2009

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