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About Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers
The Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers are both members of the AL West Division and have played well over six hundred games against each other. Interestingly enough, these two sides have never been great rivals. That is not to say they haven’t produced many memorable encounters on the field.
With the latest MLB season now underway, this is as great a time as any to look at the history between these two teams.
Memorable Games between the Mariners and the Rangers
The Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers faced each other for the first time way back in 1977 and with them being members of the same division, they have squared-off plenty of times since. As a result, there have been some interesting games between the two.
The Last Game at Kingdome -The Kingdome in Seattle was the Mariners’ first home. They moved into the place in 1977 and played their last game there on June 27, 1999. Who were their opponents that day? You guessed it, The Texas Rangers. The Mariners bid farewell to their home by winning the game 5-2, courtesy of a three run homerun by Ken Griffey Jr. It was a routine game but the emotion of the day made it very special.
The Longest Game - On June 24, 2004, the Seattle Mariners took the Texas Rangers at The Ballpark in Arlington in what remains to this day the longest game between the two teams in terms of innings. The game was tied at 7 a piece at the end of the ninth. No runs were scored for the next eight innings (10-17). Alfonso Soriano then came to bat for the Rangers and hit a two-run homer to clinch a 9-7 win for the Rangers.
The Seattle Mariners played their first game against the Texas Rangers on April 18, 1977. This is how the Mariners have fared against their Texas counterparts
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The Mariners are trailing the Rangers in the head-to-head record but just by a few games. Even though these two sides play in the same division, they have never faced each other in the postseason. Is this the season when that changes? Only time will tell.
Greats of the Game
The Seattle Mariners have clinched three division titles over the years. Ken Griffey Jr, Ichiro Suzuki and Edgar Martinez all played their part in at least one of those triumphs in 1995, 1997 and 2001. The team is hoping for some new players to step up soon.
The Texas Rangers have won seven division championships and two pennants. Needless to say, they have had some stellar talent represent them over the years. Big names like Nolan Ryan, Ivan Rodriguez and Juan Gonzalez played a big part in putting the franchise on the map as a force to be reckoned with.
The Mariners and the Rangers will go at it again
The head-to-head record shows that there is not a lot to choose from between these two sides. Fans are excited to see what the new season holds for their team and that is why Seattle Mariners Vs Texas Rangers tickets are in such high demand. Looking at the history between these two teams, the Safeco Field and Globe Life Park in Arlington should see these two sides deliver some unforgettable moments. Book your cheap Seattle Mariners Vs Texas Rangers tickets and be a part of it all.