Shortstop Jack Wilson tags out Josh Hamilton in the second inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By Jim Street / MLB.com
Ian Snell allowed a pair of solo home runs over six innings in his Mariners debut, delivering a strong performance but not factoring in the decision. With the game tied in the seventh, Sean White gave up a two-run shot to Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and Seattle wasn't able to recover.
BATTING TB: Lopez, Jo 2; Suzuki, I 2; Hannahan; Johnson, Ro. RBI: Branyan (56), Lopez, Jo (60). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson, Ja 2. GIDP: Wilson, Ja 2, Griffey Jr.. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team LOB: 4.
BATTING 2B: Andrus (8, Snell). HR: Murphy, Dv (9, 1st inning off Snell, 0 on, 2 out), Young, M (17, 6th inning off Snell, 0 on, 0 out), Saltalamacchia
(9, 7th inning off White, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Saltalamacchia 4; Andrus 2; Cruz, N; Young, M 4; Byrd; Murphy, Dv 4. RBI: Murphy, Dv (28), Young, M (48), Saltalamacchia 2 (34). 2-out RBI: Murphy, Dv. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, N; Vizquel. GIDP: Blalock. Team RISP: 1-for-4. Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING CS: Hamilton (1, 2nd base by Snell/Johnson, Ro).
Game Scores: Snell , Feldman . HBP: Branyan (by Wilson, C), Byrd (by Snell). Pitches-strikes: Snell 84-49, White 13-7, Kelley, S 10-8, Feldman 101-57, Francisco, F 11-9, Wilson, C 19-12. Groundouts-flyouts: Snell 5-2, White 2-1, Kelley, S 1-0, Feldman 7-3, Francisco, F 0-0, Wilson, C 1-0. Batters faced: Snell 23, White 5, Kelley, S 4, Feldman 25, Francisco, F 3, Wilson, C 5. Umpires:
HP: D.J. Reyburn. 1B: Mike Muchlinski. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Derryl Cousins. Weather: 95 degrees, clear. Wind:
10 mph, R to L. T: 2:14. Att: 28,670. Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. August
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Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner