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Mariners can't claw back
Rangers 5, Mariners 4
Starter Jamie Moyer allowed five runs over six innings. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
The Mariners found the Rangers' bullpen much more appeasing than Texas' Edinson Volquez, but their four-run rally in the eighth left the tying run at second, and they again stranded the tying run at second in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 12, 2006
SEA
Seattle (56-60)
Lost 3
Texas 5, Seattle 4   TEX
Texas (60-58)
Won 4
August 12, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0   4 9 0
Texas
1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 X   5 12 1
Standings thru 8/12/06  |  Gameday  |  Mariners Stats  |  Rangers Stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, DH5000010.323
Lopez, 2B5110000.279
Beltre, 3B5010011.264
Ibanez, LF4000111.271
Sexson, 1B4110102.229
Johjima, C4131001.297
Betancourt, SS3122101.303
Bloomquist, RF-CF2011200.252
Jones, CF3000026.212
  a-Dobbs, PH-RF1000011.273
Totals364945613 

a-Struck out for Jones in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Sexson (21, Volquez), Bloomquist (4, Bauer), Beltre (31, Otsuka).
TB: Lopez; Beltre 2; Sexson 2; Johjima 3; Betancourt 2; Bloomquist 2.
RBI: Johjima (52), Betancourt 2 (38), Bloomquist (10).
2-out RBI: Johjima; Betancourt 2; Bloomquist.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones 4; Dobbs; Sexson.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (Betancourt-Lopez-Sexson).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF4221100.321
Young, M, SS5021001.306
Lee, LF4010002.293
Teixeira, 1B3130100.290
DeRosa, 3B4011005.332
Blalock, DH3000003.288
Kinsler, 2B4110003.299
Laird, C3121010.340
Cruz, RF3001011.143
Totals3351252215 

BATTING
2B: Matthews (37, Moyer), Kinsler (17, Moyer).
HR: Matthews (14, 5th inning off Moyer, 0 on, 0 out), Laird (6, 6th inning off Moyer, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Matthews 6; Young, M 2; Lee; Teixeira 3; DeRosa; Kinsler 2; Laird 5.
RBI: Young, M (77), Cruz (3), Matthews (61), DeRosa (61), Laird (21).
2-out RBI: DeRosa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock; Kinsler 2.
S: Laird.
SF: Cruz.
GIDP: Lee.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Teixeira (2, 2nd base off Moyer/Johjima).

FIELDING
E: Kinsler (13, throw).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Moyer (L, 6-11)6.010551124.40
Mateo 1.02000004.82
Lowe 1.00001100.00
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Volquez (W, 1-1)7.04003303.00
Benoit 0.23441205.49
Bauer (H, 5)0.11000103.23
Otsuka (S, 23)1.01001002.20

HBP: Blalock (by Mateo).
Pitches-strikes: Moyer 107-66, Mateo 19-11, Lowe 12-7, Volquez 104-63, Benoit 24-14, Bauer 9-6, Otsuka 22-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Moyer 9-8, Mateo 1-2, Lowe 1-1, Volquez 8-10, Benoit 0-0, Bauer 0-0, Otsuka 2-1.
Batters faced: Moyer 28, Mateo 6, Lowe 4, Volquez 28, Benoit 6, Bauer 2, Otsuka 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Bauer 1-1.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: John Hirschbeck. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: Mark Carlson.
Weather: 93 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:50 (:20 delay).
Att: 35,788.

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