2014-04-15 05:51:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Arlington, TX) -- The Seattle Mariners remain a game-and-a-half back of first place in the AL West after defeating division rival Texas, 7-1. Roenis Elias [[ roh-ENN-is eh-LEE-us ]] gave up one run on five hits and struck out five in six-and-two-thirds innings. Mike Zunino slammed a solo homer in the fifth inning for Seattle. The Mariners and Rangers will play the second game of their four-game series in Arlington tonight.