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Rangers emerge with split
Rangers 5, Mariners 3
Sammy Sosa connects on a two-run homer in the first inning. (Tim Sharp/AP)
 Sosa hits No. 605
Vicente Padilla held Seattle to five singles in six-plus innings, and Sammy Sosa carried the offense with a 2-for-4 night, including his 605th career homer. Brad Wilkerson tripled and scored in the eighth, which proved key when the Mariners rallied in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (73-55)
Lost 2
Texas 5, Seattle 3   TEX
Texas (58-72)
Won 2
August 26, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2   3 9 0
Texas
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 8/26/07  |  Gameday  |  Mariners Stats  |  Rangers Stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4010000.353
Vidro, DH4010001.318
Guillen, RF4110002.295
Ibanez, LF4010031.283
Beltre, 3B4011000.283
Broussard, 1B3010012.289
  b-Sexson, PH1110000.212
Lopez, 2B4110013.262
Burke, C2000001.307
  a-Johjima, PH-C2011002.282
Betancourt, SS4000011.290
Totals363920613 

a-Lined out for Burke in the 7th. b-Singled for Broussard in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Suzuki; Vidro; Guillen; Ibanez; Beltre; Broussard; Sexson; Lopez; Johjima.
RBI: Beltre (77), Johjima (52).
2-out RBI: Johjima.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johjima; Betancourt.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Beltre-Broussard).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4330000.255
Wilkerson, 1B3121001.235
Byrd, CF2002002.306
Sosa, DH4122010.247
Botts, LF3010020.228
  Murphy, LF0000100.464
Cruz, RF4000023.222
Saltalamacchia, C3010010.260
Metcalf, 3B3000001.248
Vazquez, SS3000010.235
Totals29595177 

BATTING
2B: Wilkerson (14, Washburn), Kinsler (17, Washburn), Sosa (23, Washburn).
3B: Wilkerson (1, Green).
HR: Sosa (17, 1st inning off Washburn, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Kinsler 4; Wilkerson 5; Sosa 6; Botts; Saltalamacchia.
RBI: Sosa 2 (74), Byrd 2 (54), Wilkerson (54).
2-out RBI: Sosa 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Cruz.
S: Wilkerson.
SF: Byrd 2.
Team LOB: 4.

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Washburn (L, 9-11)6.06330514.13
Rowland-Smith 1.01000103.33
Green 1.02221103.46
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Padilla (W, 4-9)6.05110306.24
Francisco (H, 17)1.00000104.76
Benoit (H, 16)1.01000002.49
Wilson 1.03220202.44

Padilla pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

WP: Wilson.
Pitches-strikes: Washburn 101-64, Rowland-Smith 15-10, Green 22-13, Padilla 87-61, Francisco 12-7, Benoit 13-8, Wilson 28-18.
Ground outs-fly outs: Washburn 4-9, Rowland-Smith 0-2, Green 0-2, Padilla 7-8, Francisco 0-2, Benoit 1-2, Wilson 1-0.
Batters faced: Washburn 24, Rowland-Smith 3, Green 6, Padilla 23, Francisco 3, Benoit 4, Wilson 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Jim Joyce.
Weather: 95 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:30.
Att: 25,437.

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