Seattle, which is hitting only .218 as a team, struck out 32 times in the three-games at Texas that started with two shutout losses. The Mariners have 63 Ks their last five games.
The Mariners get back on track after winning one out of their previous four games.
Felix Hernandez allowed three earned runs, was knocked around for 10 hits by Texas’ potent lineup and the Mariners lost their third straight 4-3 to the Rangers.
Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.
Mariners fans’ dreams of seeing superstar Josh Hamilton jog out to the outfield at Safeco Field in the top of the first inning looks to remain a fantasy.
Texas Rangers’ reliever Mike Adams worked out of a bases loaded jam in the eighth inning and Mike Napoli and Geovany Soto homered to lead the Texas Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Mariners on Sunday and preserve a four-game lead over the Oakland A’s in the AL West.
After the start of Sunday’s game was delayed more than two hours by rain, Mariners starter Blake Beavan worked seven innings in a 2-1 loss to the AL West-leading Texas Rangers, the team that drafted him in the first round five years ago out of nearby Irving High School.
Hal Keller, a former Seattle Mariners general manager and longtime Texas Rangers executive who helped bring the radar gun to the major leagues, has died. He was 84.
The Seattle Mariners bats came alive Wednesday in a huge win over the Texas Rangers.
The Mariners had gone 23 consecutive innings without scoring in the series against the Rangers before John Jaso stepped up to the plate in the eighth inning.