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Mariners Top Red Sox, 4-3

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Jose Lopez lined a single past diving third baseman Mike Lowell to score Wladimir Balentien with the game-winning run and the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Tuesday night to end a season-high seven-game losing streak.

Mike Timlin (2-3), a former Mariner, is now 0-6 in 15 appearances at Safeco Field.

The inning began with a one-hopper by Balentien that went off the backhanded glove of Alex Cora for an infield single to deep shortstop. Miguel Cairo then sacrificed Balentien to second. Pinch-hitter Jeremy Reed sent Balentien to third base with a ground out and Timlin intentionally walked Ichiro Suzuki before Lopez lined a 1-2 pitch — and then got mobbed near second base by teammates who hadn't had something to celebrate for most of a dreadful May.

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