Vicente Padilla allowed two hits over seven innings to outpitch Erik Bedard and Milton Bradley homered as the Texas Rangers beat the struggling Seattle Mariners 2-0 Wednesday night. Bradley hit his fourth home run in the sixth and scored both runs. Brandon Boggs had a run-scoring triple in the fourth.
Padilla (5-2), who has won three straight starts, walked two and struck out a season-high eight. He has allowed just one run in his last three starts, spanning 21 2/3 innings. He lowered his overall ERA to 3.02.Mariners starter Erik Bedard (2-2) allowed two runs on six hits in his seven innings. Padilla opened the game by hitting Ichiro Suzuki but he didn't allow him to advance past first.