Beltre cheered in possible Texas finale, 6-1 win vs Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Adrian Beltre was given a standing ovation when he was removed from what could be his last home game for Texas, just before the Rangers rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1 on Sunday.

The 39-year-old, playing his 21st major league season, struck out twice and is hitting .275 with 14 homers and 61 RBIs. The four-time All-Star, the active hits leader with 3,162, went to third base just after the game became official - his 2,758 appearances at third are second only to Brooks Robinson's 2,870. Rougned Odor ran out of the dugout and hugged Beltre, entering the game as Jurickson Profar moved from second base to third.

''I want to get another at-bat but I didn't want to be rude,'' Beltre said.

Teammates hugged Beltre as the crowd of 31,269 rose to its feet. He acknowledged the cheers with a tip and wave of his cap, then descended into the dugout to more hugs.

''It was goose bumps and some tears along with Adrian, because he teared up pretty good,'' interim manager Don Wakamatsu said. ''He's been such a leader for a lot of the young guys here. It's a pretty emotional moment for everybody.''

Beltre is in his eighth season in Texas after time with Seattle, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston, and he has not said whether he wants to return for next season. He said he will make his decision after discussions with his wife and three children.

''Mentally, I'm ready for whatever decision I'm going to make. I'm ready to accept the fact that maybe this is it. If it's not, I want to be ready mentally to go through another year.''

The Rangers finish their season on the road after going 34-47 at home, the second-most home losses since the team moved to Texas, behind 33-48 in 2014.

While Beltre was signing autographs before the game, some fans held up signs pleading with him to stay with the Rangers.

''It was just nice to know that some people care about me,'' Beltre said.

Seattle lost a day after it was eliminated from the postseason contention, extending the longest playoff drought among the four major U.S. pro sports to 17 years.

Guillermo Heredia's double in the second put the Mariners ahead, but the Rangers took a 4-1 lead in the sixth when Nomar Mazara chased starter Wade LeBlanc (8-5) with a two-run double, Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI single off Nick Vincent and Carlos Tocci had a sacrifice fly against James Pazos. Joey Gallo added his 39th homer, a two-run drive in the eighth against Ryan Cook.

Jeffrey Springs (1-1), the second of five Texas pitchers, allowed two hits in two scoreless innings. Jose Leclerc pitched a perfect ninth inning to extend his scoreless innings streak to 19.

Seattle finished its road schedule 44-37, its second-most wins away from home since 2002, behind only 46-35 four years ago.

WHERE HAVE THEY GONE?

Texas drew 2,107,107 at home, an average of 26,014, its lowest home attendance since 1,945,677 in 2008.

REMEMBERING

Texas observed a moment of silence before the game in memory of Dr. B.J. Mycoskie, the Rangers' medical director from 1972-85. He died Sunday at age 95.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Mariners: RHP Felix Hernandez (strained right hamstring) is slated to return Tuesday to make his first start since Sept. 8. ''He has some problems with the leg,'' manager Scott Servais said. ''It is important just to go into the offseason with peace of mind.''

UP NEXT

Mariners: LHP James Paxton (11-6, 3.83), sidelined by pneumonia since Sept. 7, starts Monday's series opener against Oakland and LHP Brett Anderson (4-5, 3.96).

Rangers: RHP Adrian Sampson (0-2, 4.09) is scheduled to pitch Monday at the Los Angeles Angels and RHP Felix Pena (3-5, 4.20).

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  • W: J. Springs (1-1)L: W. LeBlanc (8-5)
  • HR: TEX - J. Gallo (39)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Segura SS40100001.303.339.413.7531.0
R. Cano 2B40200001.304.380.473.8542.0
N. Cruz DH40000013.261.346.517.864-0.5
R. Healy 1B40000023.239.277.420.697-1.0
K. Seager 3B40100002.221.273.403.6761.0
C. Maybin LF30000001.239.318.325.6440.0
a- B. Gamel PH10000000.275.357.372.7300.0
K. Negron RF41100011.368.368.526.8951.5
G. Heredia CF10110200.230.311.333.6457.0
b- D. Vogelbach PH10000000.213.330.400.7300.0
D. Freitas C30000004.209.273.297.5690.0
  • a-flied out for Maybin in the 9th
  • b-lined out for Heredia in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
S. Choo DH50000015.267.380.439.820-0.5
J. Profar 2B-3B40100014.255.337.457.7940.5
E. Andrus SS31200000.253.307.365.6725.0
A. Beltre 3B20000024.275.333.431.765-1.0
R. Odor 2B11000110.258.332.439.7711.5
N. Mazara RF41120010.261.323.445.7684.5
R. Chirinos C32110000.219.335.413.7485.0
R. Guzman 1B40200011.233.306.412.7181.5
R. Rua LF40200022.197.225.364.5881.0
C. Tocci CF20210000.228.276.289.5663.0
a- J. Gallo PH-CF11121000.212.319.512.8307.0
  • a-homered for Tocci in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - G. Heredia (12)
  • RBI - G. Heredia (18)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Cano, R. Healy, K. Seager 2 (2), D. Freitas 3 (3)
BATTING
  • 2B - E. Andrus (18), N. Mazara (24)
  • HR - J. Gallo (39)
  • SF - C. Tocci
  • RBI - N. Mazara 2 (76), R. Chirinos (63), C. Tocci (5), J. Gallo 2 (91)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. Gallo 2 (24)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Profar 2 (2), A. Beltre 4 (4), R. Rua
BASERUNNING
  • SB - G. Heredia (2)
FIELDING
  • Outfield Assist - K. Negron
  • DP - (Segura-Healy)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
W. LeBlanc (L, 8-5)5.08331503.551.170.5
N. Vincent0.03110004.141.18-4.0
J. Pazos0.20000002.911.230.0
M. Festa1.10000201.171.174.0
R. Cook1.01220215.631.311.0
PITCHERSIP
W. LeBlanc (L, 8-5)5.0
N. Vincent0.0
J. Pazos0.2
M. Festa1.1
R. Cook1.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
M. Perez4.02110106.131.729.5
J. Springs (W, 1-1)2.02001203.031.3511.0
M. Moore (H, 1)1.00001006.961.682.0
C. Martin (H, 14)1.02000104.621.281.5
J. Leclerc1.00000001.620.843.0
PITCHERSIP
M. Perez4.0
J. Springs (W, 1-1)2.0
M. Moore (H, 1)1.0
C. Martin (H, 14)1.0
J. Leclerc1.0
PITCHING
  • WP - R. Cook 2 (2)
  • HBP - W. LeBlanc (3), R. Cook (3)
  • Pitches-Strikes - W. LeBlanc 81-53, N. Vincent 12-8, J. Pazos 9-8, M. Festa 14-11, R. Cook 19-14
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - W. LeBlanc 3-5, J. Pazos 1-1, M. Festa 2-0, R. Cook 1-0
  • Batters Faced - W. LeBlanc 23, N. Vincent 3, J. Pazos 2, M. Festa 4, R. Cook 5
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - M. Perez 49-37, J. Springs 35-23, M. Moore 18-11, C. Martin 18-11, J. Leclerc 13-8
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Perez 7-4, J. Springs 1-3, M. Moore 2-1, C. Martin 1-1, J. Leclerc 1-2
  • Batters Faced - M. Perez 14, J. Springs 9, M. Moore 4, C. Martin 5, J. Leclerc 3
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
J. Segura SS40100001.303.339.413.7531.0
R. Cano 2B40200001.304.380.473.8542.0
N. Cruz DH40000013.261.346.517.864-0.5
R. Healy 1B40000023.239.277.420.697-1.0
K. Seager 3B40100002.221.273.403.6761.0
C. Maybin LF30000001.239.318.325.6440.0
a- B. Gamel PH10000000.275.357.372.7300.0
K. Negron RF41100011.368.368.526.8951.5
G. Heredia CF10110200.230.311.333.6457.0
b- D. Vogelbach PH10000000.213.330.400.7300.0
D. Freitas C30000004.209.273.297.5690.0
Total3316102416-----
  • a-flied out for Maybin in the 9th
  • b-lined out for Heredia in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
S. Choo DH50000015.267.380.439.820-0.5
J. Profar 2B-3B40100014.255.337.457.7940.5
E. Andrus SS31200000.253.307.365.6725.0
A. Beltre 3B20000024.275.333.431.765-1.0
R. Odor 2B11000110.258.332.439.7711.5
N. Mazara RF41120010.261.323.445.7684.5
R. Chirinos C32110000.219.335.413.7485.0
R. Guzman 1B40200011.233.306.412.7181.5
R. Rua LF40200022.197.225.364.5881.0
C. Tocci CF20210000.228.276.289.5663.0
a- J. Gallo PH-CF11121000.212.319.512.8307.0
Total33612611916-----
HITTERSAB
S. Choo DH5
J. Profar 2B-3B4
E. Andrus SS3
A. Beltre 3B2
R. Odor 2B1
N. Mazara RF4
R. Chirinos C3
R. Guzman 1B4
R. Rua LF4
C. Tocci CF2
a- J. Gallo PH-CF1
Total33
  • a-homered for Tocci in the 8th
BATTING
  • 2B - G. Heredia (12)
  • RBI - G. Heredia (18)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Cano, R. Healy, K. Seager 2 (2), D. Freitas 3 (3)
BATTING
  • 2B - E. Andrus (18), N. Mazara (24)
  • HR - J. Gallo (39)
  • SF - C. Tocci
  • RBI - N. Mazara 2 (76), R. Chirinos (63), C. Tocci (5), J. Gallo 2 (91)
  • 2-Out RBI - J. Gallo 2 (24)
  • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - J. Profar 2 (2), A. Beltre 4 (4), R. Rua
BASERUNNING
  • SB - G. Heredia (2)
FIELDING
  • Outfield Assist - K. Negron
  • DP - (Segura-Healy)
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
W. LeBlanc (L, 8-5)5.08331503.551.170.5
N. Vincent0.03110004.141.18-4.0
J. Pazos0.20000002.911.230.0
M. Festa1.10000201.171.174.0
R. Cook1.01220215.631.311.0
Total8.01266191---
PITCHERSIP
W. LeBlanc (L, 8-5)5.0
N. Vincent0.0
J. Pazos0.2
M. Festa1.1
R. Cook1.0
Total8.0
PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
M. Perez4.02110106.131.729.5
J. Springs (W, 1-1)2.02001203.031.3511.0
M. Moore (H, 1)1.00001006.961.682.0
C. Martin (H, 14)1.02000104.621.281.5
J. Leclerc1.00000001.620.843.0
Total9.0611240---
PITCHERSIP
M. Perez4.0
J. Springs (W, 1-1)2.0
M. Moore (H, 1)1.0
C. Martin (H, 14)1.0
J. Leclerc1.0
Total9.0
PITCHING
  • WP - R. Cook 2 (2)
  • HBP - W. LeBlanc (3), R. Cook (3)
  • Pitches-Strikes - W. LeBlanc 81-53, N. Vincent 12-8, J. Pazos 9-8, M. Festa 14-11, R. Cook 19-14
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - W. LeBlanc 3-5, J. Pazos 1-1, M. Festa 2-0, R. Cook 1-0
  • Batters Faced - W. LeBlanc 23, N. Vincent 3, J. Pazos 2, M. Festa 4, R. Cook 5
PITCHING
  • Pitches-Strikes - M. Perez 49-37, J. Springs 35-23, M. Moore 18-11, C. Martin 18-11, J. Leclerc 13-8
  • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Perez 7-4, J. Springs 1-3, M. Moore 2-1, C. Martin 1-1, J. Leclerc 1-2
  • Batters Faced - M. Perez 14, J. Springs 9, M. Moore 4, C. Martin 5, J. Leclerc 3
  • 8TH INNING
    Gallo homered to center, Chirinos scored16
  • 6TH INNING
    Tocci hit sacrifice fly to right, Chirinos scored14
    Chirinos singled to center, Mazara scored13
    Mazara doubled to deep center, Andrus and Odor scored12
  • 3RD INNING
    Heredia doubled to deep right, Negron scored, Heredia to third10
  • 9TH INNING
    • Jose Leclerc relieved Chris Martin
    • Ben Gamel hit for Cameron Maybin
    • B. Gamel: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gamel flied out to deep right
    • K. Negron: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Negron grounded out to shortstop
    • Daniel Vogelbach hit for Guillermo Heredia
    • D. Vogelbach: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Vogelbach lined out to right
    • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 8TH INNING
    • Chris Martin relieved Matt Moore
    • J. Segura: Ball, Strike swinging, Segura singled to center
    • R. Cano: Strike looking, Cano singled to right, Segura to second
    • N. Cruz: Ball, Foul, Ball, Cruz flied out to deep center, Segura to third
    • R. Healy: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Healy struck out looking
    • K. Seager: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Seager grounded out to second
    • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • Ryan Cook relieved Matthew Festa
    • R. Chirinos: Foul, Ball, Chirinos hit by pitch
    • R. Guzman: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Guzman struck out swinging, Chirinos to second on wild pitch
    • R. Rua: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Rua struck out looking
    • Joey Gallo hit for Carlos Tocci
    • J. Gallo: Ball, Chirinos to third on wild pitch, Ball, Strike looking, Gallo homered to center, Chirinos scored
    • S. Choo: Strike swinging, Ball, Choo grounded out to first
    • End of the 8th (2 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 7TH INNING
    • J. Springs Pitching:
    • K. Seager: Foul, Foul, Ball, Seager singled to shallow center
    • Matt Moore relieved Jeffrey Springs
    • C. Maybin: Foul, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Maybin grounded out to catcher, Seager to second
    • K. Negron: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Negron grounded out to shortstop, Seager to third
    • G. Heredia: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Heredia walked
    • D. Freitas: Freitas lined out to center
    • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • M. Festa Pitching:
    • E. Andrus: Strike looking, Ball, Andrus grounded out to shortstop
    • R. Odor: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Odor struck out looking
    • N. Mazara: Mazara grounded out to shortstop
    • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 6TH INNING
    • Rougned Odor at second base
    • J. Segura: Strike looking, Segura grounded out to shortstop
    • R. Cano: Strike looking, Ball, Cano singled to deep right
    • N. Cruz: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out swinging
    • R. Healy: Strike looking, Foul, Healy popped out to second
    • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
    • W. LeBlanc Pitching:
    • E. Andrus: Foul, Andrus doubled to deep left
    • R. Odor: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Odor walked
    • N. Mazara: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Mazara doubled to deep center, Andrus and Odor scored
    • Nick Vincent relieved Wade LeBlanc
    • R. Chirinos: Foul, Strike swinging, Chirinos singled to center, Mazara scored
    • R. Guzman: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Guzman singled to left, Chirinos to second
    • R. Rua: Ball, Foul, Ball, Rua singled to center, Chirinos to third, Guzman to second
    • James Pazos relieved Nick Vincent
    • C. Tocci: Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Tocci hit sacrifice fly to right, Chirinos scored
    • S. Choo: Foul, Foul, Choo reached on fielder's choice to second, Guzman to third, Rua out at second
    • Matthew Festa relieved James Pazos
    • J. Profar: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Profar struck out swinging
    • End of the 6th (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 5TH INNING
    • Jeffrey Springs relieved Martin Perez
    • C. Maybin: Strike looking, Maybin popped out to second
    • K. Negron: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Negron struck out swinging
    • G. Heredia: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Heredia walked
    • D. Freitas: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Heredia stole second, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Freitas flied out to deep center
    • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • W. LeBlanc Pitching:
    • C. Tocci: Strike looking, Ball, Tocci singled to left
    • S. Choo: Choo grounded out to shortstop, Tocci out at second
    • J. Profar: Ball, Strike looking, Profar lined out to right
    • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 4TH INNING
    • M. Perez Pitching:
    • N. Cruz: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Cruz grounded out to second
    • R. Healy: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Healy struck out swinging
    • K. Seager: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Seager lined out to second
    • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • W. LeBlanc Pitching:
    • N. Mazara: Ball, Mazara grounded out to first
    • R. Chirinos: Strike looking, Chirinos lined out to third
    • R. Guzman: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Guzman singled to left
    • R. Rua: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Rua struck out swinging
    • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
  • 3RD INNING
    • M. Perez Pitching:
    • K. Negron: Strike looking, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Negron singled to shallow center
    • G. Heredia: Strike swinging, Heredia doubled to deep right, Negron scored, Heredia to third
    • D. Freitas: Foul, Foul, Ball, Freitas grounded out to shortstop
    • J. Segura: Ball, Strike swinging, Segura popped out to shortstop
    • R. Cano: Ball, Foul, Cano grounded out to second
    • Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • W. LeBlanc Pitching:
    • R. Rua: Ball, Strike swinging, Rua singled to center
    • C. Tocci: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Tocci singled to left, Rua to second
    • S. Choo: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Choo struck out swinging
    • J. Profar: Profar popped out to second
    • E. Andrus: Ball, Ball, Andrus hit by pitch, Rua to third, Tocci to second
    • A. Beltre: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Beltre struck out looking
    • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 2ND INNING
    • M. Perez Pitching:
    • R. Healy: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Healy grounded out to pitcher
    • K. Seager: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Seager grounded out to shortstop
    • C. Maybin: Strike swinging, Maybin grounded out to third
    • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • W. LeBlanc Pitching:
    • N. Mazara: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Mazara struck out swinging
    • R. Chirinos: Strike looking, Chirinos fouled out to first
    • R. Guzman: Ball, Guzman popped out to second
    • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
  • 1ST INNING
    • M. Perez Pitching:
    • J. Segura: Strike looking, Ball, Segura flied out to right
    • R. Cano: Strike looking, Foul, Cano grounded out to shortstop
    • N. Cruz: Ball, Ball, Cruz lined out to center
    • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
    • W. LeBlanc Pitching:
    • S. Choo: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Choo grounded out to second
    • J. Profar: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Profar singled to deep right
    • E. Andrus: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Andrus singled to right center, Profar out at second
    • A. Beltre: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Beltre struck out swinging
    • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)