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Griffey goes boom
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Mariners 2, Rangers 1
Ken Griffey Jr. hits a solo home run in the fourth inning. (John Froschauer/AP)
Ryan Rowland-Smith surrendered just one run in 6 2/3 innings to pick up the victory and finish the year with a 5-4 record. Ken Griffey Jr.'s 630th homer got the Mariners on the board in the fourth and Franklin Gutierrez added an RBI in the fifth.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (87-74)
Lost 1
Seattle 2, Texas 1   SEA
Seattle (84-77)
Won 1
October 3, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 7 0
Seattle
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 X   2 10 1
Standings thru 10/3/09  |  Recap: TEX | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Mariners stats
Texas AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kinsler, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .253
Young, M, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .322
Murphy, Dv, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .269
Byrd, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .283
Davis, C, DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .237
Jones, An, 1B 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .214
Andrus, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .269
Teagarden, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .219
Borbon, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .314
Totals 32 1 7 1 3 6 17  

BATTING
2B: Jones, An (18, Rowland-Smith), Davis, C (15, Rowland-Smith), Andrus (17, Rowland-Smith).
TB: Kinsler; Andrus 2; Davis, C 2; Jones, An 3; Byrd; Murphy, Dv.
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 LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Hunter, T-Andrus-Jones, An).

 
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 4 0 3 0 0 1 2 .352
Gutierrez, F, CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 5 .282
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .273
Griffey Jr., DH 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .214
Beltre, A, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .267
Johjima, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .247
Carp, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .315
  Hannahan, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
Saunders, M, LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .221
Wilson, Jo, SS 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .206
Totals 33 2 10 2 2 6 27  

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: Beltre, A 2; Carp; Lopez, Jo 2; Wilson, Jo 3; Suzuki, I 3; Griffey Jr. 4; Gutierrez, F.
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 LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gutierrez, F (16, 2nd base off Hunter, T/Teagarden).

FIELDING
E: Beltre, A (14, fielding).
DP: 3 (Lopez, Jo-Wilson, Jo-Carp, Rowland-Smith-Lopez, Jo-Carp, Carp).

 
Texas IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hunter, T (L, 9-6) 4.1 9 2 2 1 3 1 4.10
Grilli 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.32
Feliz 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.74
O'Day 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.88
Wilson, C 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.84
 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Rowland-Smith (W, 5-4) 6.2 6 1 1 2 4 0 3.74
Kelley (H, 9) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.50
Olson (H, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.60
Batista (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.09

IBB: Griffey Jr. (by Hunter, T).
HBP: Wilson, Jo (by Feliz).
Pitches-strikes: Hunter, T 83-54, Grilli 11-7, Feliz 19-11, O'Day 12-10, Wilson, C 9-6, Rowland-Smith 104-64, Kelley 6-2, Olson 9-6, Batista 16-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hunter, T 6-2, Grilli 0-1, Feliz 2-0, O'Day 1-0, Wilson, C 2-0, Rowland-Smith 7-5, Kelley 0-1, Olson 1-0, Batista 1-0.
Batters faced: Hunter, T 22, Grilli 2, Feliz 5, O'Day 4, Wilson, C 3, Rowland-Smith 27, Kelley 2, Olson 3, Batista 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Grilli 3-0, Kelley 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 56 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 2:27.
Att: 24,408.
Venue: Safeco Field.
October 3, 2009
October 3, 2009

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