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Official Recap: Texas 11, Seattle 6

Seattle, WA (Sports Network) – Michael Young hit a grand slam and David Murphy blasted a three-run homer, as the Texas Rangers pounded Seattle, 11-6, in the middle test of a three-game series at Safeco Field.

Nelson Cruz and Mitch Moreland both had two hits and knocked in a run for Texas, which won for only the second time in its last five games. The Rangers continue to hold an eight-game lead over Oakland in the AL West standings.

Adam Moore and Jose Lopez had two RBI apiece for the Mariners, who snapped a seven-game losing streak on Tuesday.

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