Matt Harrison shuts down Seattle in 3-1 Texas win

Matt Harrison shuts down Seattle in 3-1 Texas win

Matt Harrison shuts down Seattle in 3-1 Texas win

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by Associated Press

KREM.com

Posted on May 22, 2012 at 10:13 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 22 at 10:29 PM

SEATTLE (AP) -- Elvis Andrus lined a two-strike pitch into the left-center field gap for a two-run triple, Josh Hamilton made two tremendous catches in center field and added an RBI double, and the Texas Rangers snapped Seattle's win streak at four with a 3-1 win over the Mariners on Tuesday night.
  
While Hamilton continues to scuffle at the plate, his defense in the outfield remains suburb. His biggest play came in the first inning when he chased down Casper Wells' two-out bases loaded drive to deep left-center and contorted his body to make the catch on the warning track. He then robbed Alex Liddi of at least a double with a leaping grab crashing into the wall leading off the third.
  
Andrus' triple in the third came after Seattle starter Hector Noesi (2-5) hung a 1-2 breaking ball and Andrus drove it to the wall in left-center to give the Rangers the lead. Hamilton followed by dumping his double on the chalk of the left-field line.
 

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