Ichiro Suzuki is forced out at second by shortstop Elvis Andrus. (John Froschauer/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Right-hander Tommy Hunter held the Mariners scoreless through three, but gave up runs in the fourth and fifth to take the loss. Elvis Andrus' RBI ground-rule double in the seventh represented the only offense of the game for the Rangers.
BATTING 2B: Jones, An (18, Rowland-Smith), Davis, C (15, Rowland-Smith), Andrus (17, Rowland-Smith). TB:
Kinsler; Murphy, Dv; Byrd; Davis, C 2; Jones, An 3; Andrus 2. RBI: Andrus (40). Runners left in scoring
position, 2 out: Teagarden; Borbon; Young, M 2. GIDP: Murphy, Dv; Byrd. Team RISP: 1-for-8. Team
BATTING 2B: Beltre, A (27, Hunter, T), Wilson, Jo (11, Hunter, T), Lopez, Jo (41, O'Day). HR:
Griffey Jr. (19, 4th inning off Hunter, T, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Suzuki, I 3; Gutierrez, F; Lopez, Jo 2; Griffey Jr.
4; Beltre, A 2; Carp; Wilson, Jo 3. RBI: Griffey Jr. (57), Gutierrez, F (68). Runners left in scoring position,
2 out: Griffey Jr.; Saunders, M; Johjima 3; Gutierrez, F. GIDP: Lopez, Jo. Team RISP: 2-for-17. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Gutierrez, F (16, 2nd base off Hunter, T/Teagarden).
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.