Seattle 6, Tampa Bay 2

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, September 26, 2010 1:40 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Tony Randazzo, First Base - Paul Nauert, Second Base - Brian Gorman, Third Base - Ted Barrett,
Attendance - 22301

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Seattle 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 6 10 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 9 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Seattle 59-96 35-42 24-54 W1
Tampa Bay 93-62 48-30 45-32 L1

Recap

Josh Wilson hit a three-run homer and Jose Lopez drove in two runs as the Seattle Mariners earned a 6-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday, halting the Rays' chance to clinch a playoff berth.

Tampa Bay (93-62) needed a victory and a loss by Boston to the New York Yankees on Sunday night to clinch a playoff berth. The defeat dropped the Rays' lead atop the AL East to one game over the Yankees.

Seattle (59-96) got a three-run homer from Wilson in the sixth to break a 2-2 tie.

Luke French (5-6) earned the victory, allowing two runs on eight hits in five innings. James Shields (13-14) took the loss, allowing five runs on eight hits in six frames.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Seattle   Tampa Bay
Luke French Player James Shields
Win W/L Loss
5.0 IP 6.0
3 Strikeouts 6
8 Hits 8
3.60 ERA 7.50
Hitting
Seattle   Tampa Bay
Chone Figgins Player Jason Bartlett
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 4
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Seattle 10 1 14 .278 12 7 6 2 1 0
Tampa Bay 9 0 13 .273 14 8 2 3 1 2

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Baltimore. The Rays have a W/L % of .606 after a win and .590 after a loss.
  • Seattle will play their next game on the road against Texas. The Mariners have a W/L % of .424 after a win and .358 after a loss.
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