Lee pitches Rangers past Mariners 6-1

Cliff Lee shut down his former teammates for eight
innings in his first start in Seattle since a July trade, and the
first-place Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 6-1 Saturday night.
Lee (12-8) allowed six hits and struck out eight for his second
consecutive win after three losses and a no decision. Lee improved
to 4-5 with the Rangers as they close in on their first postseason
berth since 1999.
Bengie Molina had three hits and two RBIs and Jeff Francoeur hit
a two-run double to lead the AL West-leading Rangers.
The Rangers acquired Lee and reliever Mark Lowe July 9 from the
Mariners for first base prospect Justin Smoak and three minor