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Rangers run up score
Early deficit dooms Seattle
Starter Gil Meche exited after allowing nine runs, four earned, over one-plus error-riddled innings, and Seattle's six-run fourth inning wasn't enough to catch up to the Rangers.
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Rangers 14, Mariners 7
Mark DeRosa follows through on a two-run double in the second inning of Friday's win. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Series at a glance:
Texas strikes first, often
Texas got some help from Seattle's defense in the first inning, capitalizing on two errors to notch seven runs. The Rangers wouldn't need any more help, as Mark DeRosa drove in six.
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 Lee's solo blast
 DeRosa's solo shot
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 11, 2006
SEA
Seattle (56-59)
Lost 2
Texas 14, Seattle 7   TEX
Texas (59-58)
Won 3
August 11, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0   7 14 2
Texas
7 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 X   14 14 1
Standings thru 8/11/06  |  Gameday  |  Mariners Stats  |  Rangers Stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF5010001.326
  Bloomquist, RF0000000.248
Lopez, 2B5110001.280
Beltre, 3B5220003.265
  Dobbs, 3B0000000.300
Ibanez, LF5124021.273
Sexson, DH4030100.228
Broussard, 1B2000003.302
  a-Perez, PH-1B2000001.285
Johjima, C5110013.292
Betancourt, SS4130002.300
Jones, CF4112013.222
Totals4171461418 

a-Grounded into a double play for Broussard in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Beltre 2 (30, Wells, Wells), Johjima (18, Wells), Jones (4, Wells).
HR: Ibanez (24, 4th inning off Rupe, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Suzuki; Lopez; Beltre 4; Ibanez 5; Sexson 3; Johjima 2; Betancourt 3; Jones 2.
RBI: Ibanez 4 (93), Jones 2 (6).
2-out RBI: Ibanez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ibanez; Jones; Broussard; Betancourt; Beltre.
GIDP: Perez.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Broussard (8, throw), Betancourt (14, throw).
Outfield assists: Jones (Blalock at home).
DP: (Betancourt-Lopez-Perez).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF4233200.319
  Hairston, CF0000000.211
Young, M, SS4110106.305
Lee, LF4211104.294
Teixeira, 1B3310201.285
Blalock, 3B5121001.290
DeRosa, RF4336011.333
Stairs, DH5021003.266
Kinsler, 2B3100202.299
Barajas, C5110012.255
Totals371414128220 

BATTING
2B: DeRosa (32, Woods), Teixeira (36, Green).
HR: Lee (30, 3rd inning off Woods, 0 on, 0 out), DeRosa (12, 3rd inning off Woods, 0 on, 2 out), Matthews (13, 4th inning off Woods, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Matthews 6; Young, M; Lee 4; Teixeira 2; Blalock 2; DeRosa 7; Stairs 2; Barajas.
RBI: Blalock (73), DeRosa 6 (60), Matthews 3 (60), Stairs (36), Lee (86).
2-out RBI: Matthews 2; DeRosa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young, M 2; Lee.
SF: DeRosa.
GIDP: Young, M.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (12, fielding).
DP: (Kinsler-Young, M-Teixeira).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche (L, 9-7)1.02946004.58
Woods 3.29442234.19
Green 3.13110004.68
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wells 3.08541206.50
Rupe 2.04220117.27
Mahay 1.01000103.74
Littleton (W, 2-0)2.01000000.52
Otsuka 1.00000002.25

Meche pitched to 2 batters in the 2nd.
Wells pitched to 4 batters in the 4th.

HBP: Broussard (by Rupe).
Pitches-strikes: Meche 54-24, Woods 77-43, Green 38-20, Wells 69-45, Rupe 34-21, Mahay 12-8, Littleton 19-14, Otsuka 7-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Meche 0-3, Woods 1-7, Green 5-5, Wells 3-4, Rupe 4-1, Mahay 2-0, Littleton 2-4, Otsuka 2-1.
Batters faced: Meche 13, Woods 21, Green 12, Wells 19, Rupe 11, Mahay 3, Littleton 7, Otsuka 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Woods 2-2, Green 1-0, Rupe 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 100 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:52.
Att: 28,197.

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