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Mariners drop finale
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Angels 9, Mariners 8
Ichiro Suzuki returns to the dugout after scoring a run in the first inning. (Jeff Gross/Getty)
Ichiro Suzuki had four hits, including a homer, and scored two runs, but the Mariners fell to the Angels. Ichiro extended his hitting streak to 24 games. Endy Chavez hit a solo homer and had two RBIs.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (24-27)
Lost 1
LA Angels 9, Seattle 8   LAA
LA Angels (25-24)
Won 1
May 31, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
2 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 0   8 15 0
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 3   9 11 0
Standings thru 5/31/09  |  Recap: SEA | LAA  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Angels stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Suzuki, I, RF 5 2 4 1 0 0 0 .354
Betancourt, Y, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .256
Beltre, 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .232
Griffey Jr., DH 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .208
Branyan, 1B 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 .323
Lopez, Jo, 2B 4 1 3 1 1 0 1 .230
Quiroz, C 4 0 1 2 0 1 5 .250
Chavez, En, LF 5 1 2 2 0 0 4 .289
Gutierrez, F, CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .258
Totals 36 8 15 8 4 3 18  

BATTING
2B: Suzuki, I 2 (8, Santana, E, Bulger), Branyan (13, Santana, E), Betancourt, Y (6, Santana, E), Lopez, Jo (8, Rodriguez, R), Griffey Jr. (5, Bulger).
HR: Chavez, En (2, 2nd inning off Santana, E, 0 on, 0 out), Suzuki, I (5, 6th inning off Santana, E, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Quiroz; Betancourt, Y 2; Suzuki, I 9; Griffey Jr. 2; Beltre 2; Chavez, En 5; Lopez, Jo 4; Branyan 2.
RBI: Beltre (21), Lopez, Jo (26), Chavez, En 2 (13), Quiroz 2 (2), Suzuki, I (16), Griffey Jr. (14).
2-out RBI: Lopez, Jo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Quiroz 2; Gutierrez, F 3; Chavez, En.
SAC: Betancourt, Y 2; Quiroz.
SF: Griffey Jr..
GIDP: Betancourt, Y.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Beltre (6, 2nd base off Santana, E/Napoli), Chavez, En (8, 2nd base off Santana, E/Napoli).

 
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 .296
Abreu, RF 5 1 2 2 0 1 2 .295
Guerrero, DH 4 0 2 2 0 1 1 .246
  1-Matthews, PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269
Hunter, To, CF 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 .313
Rivera, J, LF 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 .310
Quinlan, 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .231
  a-Morales, K, PH-1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .280
Napoli, C 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .274
Kendrick, H, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
  b-Izturis, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .260
Aybar, SS 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 .279
Totals 36 9 11 9 4 6 9  

a-Flied out for Quinlan in the 6th. b-Walked for Kendrick, H in the 9th.
1-Ran for Guerrero in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Guerrero 2 (2, Olson, Aardsma), Rivera, J (7, Batista).
HR: Napoli (7, 5th inning off Olson, 0 on, 2 out), Hunter, To (12, 6th inning off Olson, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Figgins 2; Napoli 4; Guerrero 4; Hunter, To 4; Morales, K; Abreu 2; Rivera, J 3.
RBI: Napoli (19), Abreu 2 (21), Guerrero 2 (5), Hunter, To 2 (42), Rivera, J (19), Morales, K (30).
2-out RBI: Napoli; Abreu; Guerrero; Rivera, J; Morales, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hunter, To; Napoli; Guerrero.
SF: Guerrero.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Figgins (20, 2nd base off Batista/Quiroz).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Abreu (Beltre at home).
DP: (Kendrick, H-Quinlan).

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Olson 5.1 5 5 5 0 3 2 4.68
Batista (H, 5) 1.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.76
White (H, 4) 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.75
Aardsma (BS, 1)(L, 1-2) 0.2 2 3 3 4 0 0 2.13
 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Santana, E 5.1 10 8 8 3 2 2 9.50
Rodriguez, R 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.36
Bulger 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.87
Speier, J (W, 1-1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.31

Rodriguez, R pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Game Scores: Olson 41, Santana, E 15.
WP: White.
IBB: Lopez, Jo (by Santana, E), Hunter, To (by Aardsma).
HBP: Branyan (by Santana, E), Aybar (by Olson).
Pitches-strikes: Olson 65-48, Batista 29-21, White 24-16, Aardsma 33-12, Santana, E 97-55, Rodriguez, R 7-5, Bulger 23-13, Speier, J 18-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Olson 3-8, Batista 1-2, White 1-1, Aardsma 0-2, Santana, E 8-3, Rodriguez, R 1-1, Bulger 4-1, Speier, J 1-1.
Batters faced: Olson 22, Batista 7, White 5, Aardsma 8, Santana, E 29, Rodriguez, R 4, Bulger 7, Speier, J 5.
Inherited runners-scored: White 1-0, Rodriguez, R 1-1, Bulger 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Bill Hohn. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 65 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 38,632.
Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
May 31, 2009
May 31, 2009

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