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June 9th Official Recap

Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Michael Young and Josh Hamilton homered to back seven solid innings from C.J. Wilson, as the Rangers blasted the Seattle Mariners, 12-2, in the third portion of a four-game series.

Wilson (5-3) yielded four hits and two runs to win his second straight start. He's 6-2 lifetime against the Mariners.

Vladimir Guerrero went 3-for-5 with two RBI, as the Rangers posted their second straight win.

Ian Snell (0-5) couldn't get out of the second inning as the righty was pounded for eight hits and eight runs -- seven earned. He left after 1 2/3 frames.

Jose Lopez and Josh Wilson had back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, but the Rangers tied the game in the bottom half before scoring six times in the second, capped by Hamilton's 12th homer of the year.

Young homered to right field with one out in the first inning and Guerrero tied the game later in the frame when his double scored Ian Kinsler.

Max Ramirez and Julio Borbon singled with one out in the second, and with two outs, consecutive singles from Young, Kinsler and Guerrero gave the Rangers a 5-2 lead. Kinsler then scored on a wild pitch from Snell and Hamilton followed by homering to right field.

Hamilton and David Murphy each had RBI singles in the fourth inning off Luke French.

Borbon tripled and scored on an Elvis Andrus groundout in the fifth for an 11-2 cushion. Borbon added a sacrifice fly in the seventh to account for the final margin.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.