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Rangers v Mariners -August 26th

Pierzynski's HR breaks game open, Rangers top Mariners

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    Starting pitcher Joe Saunders #23 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Adrian Beltre #29 after scoring in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Alex Rios #51 of the Texas Rangers hits a two-RBI single in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Right fielder Franklin Gutierrez #21 of the Seattle Mariners catches a fly off the bat of Jurickson Profar of the Texas Rangers in the second inning at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Travis Blackley #59 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Brad Miller #5 of the Seattle Mariners watches his two-RBI single in the third inning against the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Kyle Seager #15 of the Seattle Mariners hits a home run in the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The homer was his 20th of the season. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Kyle Seager #15 of the Seattle Mariners is congratulated by teammates after hitting a home run in the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The homer was his 20th of the season. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers hits an RBI single in the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Right fielder Franklin Gutierrez #21 of the Seattle Mariners just misses catching a foul ball by Alex Rios of the Texas Rangers in the fifth inning at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Right fielder Franklin Gutierrez #21 of the Seattle Mariners just misses catching a foul ball by Alex Rios of the Texas Rangers in the fifth inning at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    A.J. Pierzynski #12 of the Texas Rangers hits a three-run homer in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Kendrys Morales #8 of the Seattle Mariners hits into a groundout in the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    A.J. Pierzynski #12 (R) of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Adrian Beltre #29 after hitting a three-run homer in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    A.J. Pierzynski #12 (R) of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Ian Kinsler #5 (L) and Adrian Beltre #29 after hitting a three-run homer in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Joe Saunders #23 of the Seattle Mariners reacts after giving up a three-run homer to A.J. Pierzynski #12 of the Texas Rangers in the seventh inning at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Kendrys Morales #8 of the Seattle Mariners lines out to short for the final out against the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Rangers defeated the Mariners 8-3. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    A.J. Pierzynski #12 of the Texas Rangers rounds the bases on a three-run homer in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Rangers defeated the Mariners 8-3. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Members of the Texas Rangers celebrate after defeating the Seattle Mariners 8-3 at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Relief pitcher Yoervis Medina #31 of the Seattle Mariners looks on after giving up a home run to Mitch Moreland #18 of the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field on August 26, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Rangers defeated the Mariners 8-3. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)