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Snell solid in debut
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Rangers 4, Mariners 2
Shortstop Jack Wilson tags out Josh Hamilton in the second inning. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
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.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (54-51)
Lost 1
Texas 4, Seattle 2   TEX
Texas (59-44)
Won 1
August 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0   2 6 0
Texas
1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 X   4 6 0
Standings thru 8/2/09  |  Recap: SEA | TEX  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Rangers stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .364
Branyan, 1B 3 0 0 1 0 1 3 .258
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .278
Griffey Jr., DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .220
Hannahan, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .217
Wilson, Ja, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .266
Langerhans, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .231
Johnson, Ro, C 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .218
Saunders, M, LF 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .148
Totals 30 2 6 2 2 8 15  

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.

FIELDING
DP: (Snell-Lopez, Jo-Wilson, Ja-Branyan).

 
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Vizquel, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .279
Young, M, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 .324
Murphy, Dv, DH 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .272
Byrd, LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .278
Blalock, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .248
Cruz, N, RF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .272
Hamilton, CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .220
Saltalamacchia, C 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 .243
Andrus, SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .262
Totals 28 4 6 4 3 4 8  

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).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Andrus-Vizquel-Blalock 2, Vizquel-Andrus-Blalock).

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Snell 6.0 3 2 2 3 4 2 5.19
White (L, 2-2) 1.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 3.28
Kelley 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.23
 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Feldman (W, 10-4) 7.0 5 2 2 2 4 0 3.91
Francisco, F (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.20
Wilson, C (S, 13) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.66

HBP: Branyan (by Wilson, C), Byrd (by Snell).
Pitches-strikes: Snell 84-49, White 13-7, Kelley 10-8, Feldman 101-57, Francisco, F 11-9, Wilson, C 19-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Snell 5-2, White 2-1, Kelley 1-0, Feldman 7-3, Francisco, F 0-0, Wilson, C 1-0.
Batters faced: Snell 23, White 5, Kelley 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 2, 2009
August 2, 2009

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