ARLINGTON, Texas (AP)- Casper Wells had the tie breaking RBI single in the seventh inning for the Seattle Mariners in a 4-3 victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
Wells walked twice and had two singles, the last one driving in Mike Carp, who started the seventh with a bloop single off reliever Koji Uehara (1-2).
Jason Vargas (7-10) went seven innings with three strikeouts and four walks.
The left-hander threw a season-high 121 pitches to get his first win in his last seven starts... he had gone 0-5 since his shutout within a month July 1 against San Diego.
Brandon League worked the ninth for his 27th save in 31 chances after Jamey Wright got through the middle part of the Texas lineup in the eighth allowing only a single.