Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 8/28/13
SEATTLE (AP) -- Leonys Martin homered and drove in a career-high four runs as the Texas Rangers roughed up Felix Hernandez and romped past the Seattle Mariners 12-4 Thursday. The AL West-leading Rangers tagged Hernandez (12-8) for nine runs and 11 hits in three-plus innings. The former AL Cy Young winner's ERA climbed from 2.63 to 2.97. Martin Perez (8-3) limited the Mariners to two runs and five hits in six innings. The rookie won his fifth straight decision. Adrian Beltre, who hit his 28th homer, and Elvis Andrus each got three of the Rangers' 17 hits. Mitch Moreland also homered as every Texas starter got a hit except for Alex Rios, who chipped in with a walk, a stolen base and a run. After working out of a jam in the first, it looked as if Hernandez would escape trouble yet again in the second. Martin spoiled that notion, though, hitting a three-run homer with two outs. The Rangers added a pair of runs in the third on a line drive by Geovany Soto that was misplayed by left ...
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