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Smoak's three-run homer lifts Mariners over Rangers

clee post1 Smoak's three run homer lifts Mariners over Rangers

Justin Smoak belted a three-run homer in his return to the Lone Star State, and the Seattle Mariners held on to beat the Rangers, 7-5, on an evening Texas celebrated its first division title in 11 years.

Texas’ first-round pick in 2008, Smoak was dealt to the Mariners in the trade involving pitcher Cliff Lee.

Nelson Cruz launched a three-run homer and Vladimir Guerrero added a solo shot for the Rangers, who returned home from a 5-5 road trip during which they clinched their first playoff spot and AL West crown since 1999.

Texas raised the division championship flag and unfurled a banner prior to the opener of this three-game set.

The September woes continued for Rangers starting pitcher C.J. Wilson (14-8) after he was tagged for six runs on eight hits over five full frames. The left-hander is winless (0-3) in five outings this month. Get more Rangers news on 1053thefan.com

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