Texas 7, Seattle 6

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, September 17, 2011 7:10 PM
Location - Safeco Field
Temperature - 64°
Umpires - Home Plate - Brian Gorman, First Base - Dan Bellino, Second Base - Tony Randazzo, Third Base - Larry Vanover,
Attendance - 22159

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Texas 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 14 0
Seattle 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 8 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Texas 87-65 49-29 38-36 W1
Seattle 63-88 36-41 27-47 L1

Recap


Josh Hamilton collected four hits, including a home run, and three RBIs as the Texas Rangers posted a 7-6 victory over the host Seattle Mariners on Saturday.

Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre also went deep for Texas, which moved 4 1/2 games ahead of the Los Angeles Angels in the American League West. The Rangers, who have 10 games remaining, have won five of six.

Texas fell behind 4-1 before turning on the power in the third. Andrus led off the with a blast off Anthony Vasquez (1-4), who suffered his fourth straight loss, and Hamilton followed with his 23rd of the season and fourth in five games.

Beltre belted his sixth in seven contests two batters later to forge a 4-4 tie. Hamilton put the Rangers ahead in the fourth with a two-run single, and Michael Young made it 7-4 with a sacrifice fly.

Colby Lewis (13-10) set a career high in wins despite allowing six runs in 5 2/3 innings. Neftali Feliz struck out two in a perfect ninth for his 27th save in 33 opportunities.

Mike Carp hit a two-run homer, while Ichiro Suzuki and Kyle Seager also drove in two runs apiece for Seattle, which has lost 11 of 16.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Texas   Seattle
Colby Lewis Player Anthony Vasquez
Win W/L Loss
5.2 IP 3.0
7 Strikeouts 3
8 Hits 7
9.53 ERA 15.00
Hitting
Texas   Seattle
Josh Hamilton Player Kyle Seager
4 Hits 2
3 RBI 2
1 HR 0
8 TB 3
.800 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Texas 14 3 26 .359 19 6 7 4 0 0
Seattle 8 1 13 .229 9 13 6 1 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Seattle will play their next game at home against Texas. The Mariners have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .409 after a loss.
  • Texas will play their next game on the road against Seattle. The Rangers have a W/L % of .540 after a win and .615 after a loss.
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