ARLINGTON, Texas -- Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey limited his former team to two runs and six hits pitching into the eighth inning, Adrian Beltre homered and the Seattle Mariners held on to beat the Texas Rangers 8-5 Thursday night.
Dickey (3-6) had lost his previous three decisions, but was in
control against a lineup that entered the game with a team batting
average of .282, tops in the majors. He struck out two and walked
one in 7 2-3 innings.