Ichiro Suzuki delivered a three-run triple in the fourth inning to give the Mariners a 4-0 lead. Brandon Morrow and J.J. Putz were superb in relief of Cha Seung Baek as Seattle snapped a six-game skid.
Kevin Millwood ran into trouble in the fourth inning, allowing four runs as the Rangers came up short in the series opener. Hank Blalock ripped a two-run homer as Texas rallied to tie the game in the fifth inning.
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