On the big league diamond…the Seattle Mariners were defeated by the Texas Rangers 10-7. The M’s are 2-games above 500 with a 70-and-68 record, but trail Texas for the A-L West lead by 12-1/2 games. Seattle finishes the 7-game home stand at SafeCo Field tonight with Texas. The M’s have 22 games to play after tonight.
In the National League…the San Francisco Giants rally to beat the Rockies in Colorado, 3-2. SF closes out the series tonight in the mile-high city before heading to Arizona to face the Diamondbacks over the weekend ending a 10-game road trip. The Giants trail the Dodgers by 4-games for the N-L West lead, but lead the Wildcard playoff race by one-half over St. Louis.