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MLB: Texas 9, Seattle 2

Aug. 8, 2011 at 11:28 PM   |   Comments

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Matt Harrison limited Seattle to two runs over seven innings Monday, propelling the Texas Rangers to a 9-2 victory over the Mariners.

Harrison (10-8) yielded five hits over seven innings to earn the victory, striking out six while issuing no walks as the Rangers took the opener of a three-game series.

Texas banged out 15 to back Harrison up, led by a 3-for-4 performance from Nelson Cruz, who smacked a homer and drove in a pair of runs.

Yorvit Torrealba and Mitch Moreland added three hits apiece for the American League West leaders, who won for the fourth time in five games.

Charlie Furbush (2-4) was tagged with the loss, surrendering seven runs (six earned) on eight hits before exiting after four innings.

Jack Wilson hit a two-run double for the Mariners.

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