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AL West blues for Mariners

The Mariners suffered their fourth loss in five games to open the season against American League West opponents with their defeat to the Rangers. Jason Vargas allowed five runs on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Suzuki, I, RF4120004.263
Figgins, 2B2000201.176
Kotchman, 1B3112103.200
Bradley, LF4000022.059
Griffey Jr., DH4010001.182
Lopez, Jo, 3B4000001.211
Gutierrez, F, CF4010010.389
Moore, A, C2000100.000
a-Tuiasosopo, PH1000010.400
Wilson, Ja, SS3010013.176
a-Struck out for Moore, A in the 9th.
Borbon, CF4000012.000
Young, M, 3B4120000.214
Hamilton, LF3111111.091
Guerrero, DH4121001.600
Cruz, N, RF4232011.500
Davis, C, 1B4110023.182
Teagarden, C4000034.000
Arias, Joa, 2B4021002.250
Blanco, 2B0000000.000
Andrus, SS4011000.143
2B: Suzuki, I (1, Lewis), Wilson, Ja (1, Lewis).
HR: Kotchman (1, 8th inning off Ray, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Suzuki, I 3; Griffey Jr.; Kotchman 4; Wilson, Ja 2; Gutierrez, F.
RBI: Kotchman 2 (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Griffey Jr.; Suzuki, I 2.
GIDP: Kotchman.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

CS: Suzuki, I (2, 2nd base by Lewis/Teagarden).

Pickoffs: Vargas (Arias, Joa at 1st base).

2B: Guerrero (1, Vargas), Hamilton (1, Kelley, S).
HR: Cruz, N (3, 4th inning off Vargas, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Davis, C; Andrus; Hamilton 2; Arias, Joa 2; Guerrero 3; Cruz, N 6; Young, M 2.
RBI: Cruz, N 2 (7), Guerrero (2), Arias, Joa (1), Andrus (1), Hamilton (1).
2-out RBI: Arias, Joa; Andrus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Arias, Joa; Borbon; Davis, C.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 6.

PO: Arias, Joa (1st base by Vargas).

DP: (Arias, Joa-Andrus-Davis, C).

Vargas(L, 0-1)5.18551518.44
Kelley, S1.14110203.86
Lewis(W, 1-0)7.05114301.29
Game Scores: Vargas , Lewis .
WP: Lewis.
Pitches-strikes: Vargas 89-60, Kelley, S 24-16, White 18-13, Lewis 103-61, Ray 12-6, Mathis 14-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Vargas 4-5, Kelley, S 0-2, White 2-0, Lewis 6-5, Ray 1-0, Mathis 1-0.
Batters faced: Vargas 24, Kelley, S 8, White 4, Lewis 28, Ray 4, Mathis 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Kelley, S 2-2, White 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Todd Tichenor. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:22.
Att: 25,271.
Venue: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
April 9, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media