Final Score: Mariners 4 Rangers 3
RECAP: Texas got a run in the second inning. M’s tied it at 1 in the bottom of the second and took the lead 2-1 in the fourth. Texas scored two in the top of the fifth to reclaim the lead. A one-out double by Kyle Seager in the sixth was followed by two RBI singles by Montero and Ackley to get two back and carry the one lead all the way.
TURNING POINT: Three consecutive hits, yielding the tying and go ahead runs in the sixth inning.
PLAYER OF THE GAME: Brendon Maurer went six strong innings, picking up his first big league win, fanning 5 Rangers
Stephen Pryor threw 1.2 scoreless innings. He has now retired 22 of 26 batters faced in 2013. He has allowed just three singles and walk. Pryor left the game with 2 outs in the eighth due to a right lat sprain. He will be reevaluated tomorrow.
Endy Chavez with a single in the fifth has now hit in all 3 games since being called up from Tacoma.
Raul Ibanez hit his second home run of the season in the 4th inning.
With two doubles, Kyle Seager extended his hitting streak to four games
NEXT UP: Off day tomorrow. M’s back in action on Tuesday night against Detroit. New Mariner Aaron Harang will get the start for Seattle against former Mariner Doug Fister (2-0, 2.77)