Rangers Sweep Mariners, Stay Close In Wild-Card HuntHamels dominated for eight innings, Adrian Beltre and Shin-Soo Choo went deep and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 to hang around the AL wild-card hunt.
Odor's Grand Slam Sends Rangers Past Mariners 8-6Odor capped a seven-run fourth inning in style and Claudio earned a six-out save to preserve Texas' 8-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners as the Rangers made up ground in the playoff chase Wednesday night.
Rangers Score In 8th For 3-1 Win Over MarinersWith the win, Texas pulled within 3½ games of Minnesota for the second American League wild card.
Astros Clinch AL West With 7-1 Win Over MarinersVerlander struck out 10 over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and the Astros clinched the American League West with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners
Cruz And Seager Lead Mariners Past Rangers 10-4Texas entered the game one-half game behind Seattle in the wild card race and fielded a surprise lineup looking for a spark from injured veterans Adrian Beltre and Mike Napoli.
Zunino Homers Twice In Mariners' 8-1 Win Over RangersZunino broke a scoreless tie in the fifth with a rare shot into the second-level club deck in left field, and the Mariners went on to an 8-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night
Gamel, Seager Push Mariners Past Rangers 10-3Texas (72-72) and Seattle (72-73) have split the first two games of their four-game series. The Rangers dropped three games behind Minnesota for the American League's second wild card, while the Mariners remained 3 1/2 back after the Twins also won.
DeShields Helps Pace Rangers In 5-3 Win Over MarinersDeShields homered after taking a speedier trip around the bases for an earlier run and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series matching teams still hoping to get one of the AL's two wild cards.
Rangers Sell Ernesto Frieri To Seattle For $1Right-hander Ernesto Frieri was sold by the Texas Rangers to the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday for $1.
Felix Hernandez Out 3-4 Weeks For Playoff Hopeful MarinersIn the midst of the AL wild card chase, the Seattle Mariners will be without starter Felix Hernandez for three to four weeks because of bursitis in his right shoulder.
Three HRs Help End Rangers Skid With 5-1 Win Over MarinersJoey Gallo keeps hitting impressively long home runs for the Texas Rangers. Balls are landing in spots at their home ballpark where few, if any, have ever gone in the past.
Cano Helps Push Mariners Past Rangers, 8-7Joey Gallo had two homers and four RBIs, and Rougned Odor also went deep for the Rangers, who lost their fourth straight.