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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 30, 2007
Seattle streaks to end 2007
Rangers drop finale, swept
A.J. Murray was strong in his second start of the season, giving the Rangers six innings and allowing four runs (three earned) on five hits. But the offense could score only two runs and Texas finished the season being swept in three games by the Mariners.
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Mariners 4, Rangers 2
Jamie Burke is congratulated by Ichiro Suzuki after his first career homer. (John Froschauer/AP)
Series at a glance:
Burke's blast leads Mariners
Jamie Burke hit his first Major League home and layed down a squeeze bunt to help the Mariners end 2007 on a high note with a sweep of the Rangers and five straight wins. Felix Hernandez allowed two runs in 8 2./3 innings and J.J. Putz earned his 40th save.
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 Burke's first homer
 Burke's perfect squeeze
 Lopez's solo homer
TEX
Texas (75-87)
Lost 3
Seattle 4, Texas 2   SEA
Seattle (88-74)
Won 5
September 30, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 4 2
Seattle
0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 X   4 5 1
Standings thru 9/30/07  |  Recap: TEX|SEA  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Mariners Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Guzman, CF4000011.167
Kinsler, 2B3100010.263
Murphy, LF4011010.343
Botts, DH4000021.240
Cruz, RF4000021.235
Saltalamacchia, 1B4110020.266
Quiroz, C3010000.400
Metcalf, 3B2010000.255
Vazquez, SS3001003.230
Totals31242096 

BATTING
2B: Murphy (12, Hernandez).
TB: Murphy 2; Saltalamacchia; Quiroz; Metcalf.
RBI: Murphy (14), Vazquez (28).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz; Guzman; Vazquez.
S: Metcalf.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Quiroz (2, catcher interference), Saltalamacchia (14, throw).

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF3010110.351
  Jimerson, CF00000001.000
Vidro, DH4000022.314
Guillen, RF3010010.290
  Reed, RF0000000.176
Beltre, 3B4000023.276
Morse, 1B4000012.444
Lopez, 2B3111000.252
Jones, LF3110000.246
Burke, C2112000.301
Bloomquist, SS2100100.277
Totals28453277 

BATTING
2B: Guillen (28, Murray).
3B: Jones (1, Murray).
HR: Burke (1, 2nd inning off Murray, 0 on, 2 out), Lopez (11, 6th inning off Murray, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Suzuki; Guillen 2; Lopez 4; Jones 3; Burke 4.
RBI: Burke 2 (12), Lopez (62).
2-out RBI: Burke.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morse; Beltre.
S: Burke.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bloomquist (7, 2nd base off Murray/Quiroz).

FIELDING
E: Lopez (9, missed catch).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Murray (L, 1-2)6.05432524.50
Mendoza 2.00000202.25
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 14-7)8.24210803.92
Putz (S, 40)0.10000101.38

HBP: Kinsler (by Hernandez).
Pitches-strikes: Murray 79-52, Mendoza 18-15, Hernandez 106-72, Putz 5-3.
Ground outs-fly outs: Murray 5-8, Mendoza 3-1, Hernandez 17-1, Putz 0-0.
Batters faced: Murray 26, Mendoza 6, Hernandez 32, Putz 1.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 54 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 1:57.
Att: 30,442.

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