Found September 01, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel held the Seattle Mariners without an extra-base hit in seven innings. And he took the loss. Keuchel got off to a rough start, and the Astros couldn't recover en route to a 3-1 loss against the Mariners on Saturday night. Seattle jumped on Keuchel for three runs in the first inning. Kendrys Morales had a run-scoring infield hit before Keuchel issued consecutive walks to Raul Ibanez and Nick Franklin to force home another run. Dustin Ackley then made it 3-0 with a grounder that brought home Morales. Seattle entered the game 1-9 when failing to get an extra-base hit. Keuchel was able to recover after the first inning. ''It was very interesting,'' Keuchel said. ''I thought there were a couple of plays that were close, but I think that just about sums up our season. I couldn't dwell on those because otherwise, I would have been in a world of hurt. I got out of it and gave us a chance to win.'' Keuche...

Astros groundskeeper shows off his dance moves (Video)

A Houston Astros groundskeeper broke out some dance moves during Sunday's game at Minute Maid Park.  The groundskeeper's moves included some shuffling and a bit of the centipede. Your browser does not support iframes. Gotta love those colorful socks, too. Video via MLB. Related posts: Rays grounds crew member does 'Carlton' dance (Video) Rays grounds...

Astros groundskeeper busts a move

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Your browser does not support iframes.Sunday's game at Minute Maid Park between the Seattle Mariners and the Houston Astros wasn't very exciting. The Astros pulled out a 2-0 victory in what was otherwise known as a pitcher's duel.Aside from the game, the most exciting thing that took place on the field was this Astros groundskeeper busting some dance moves in between...

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Video: Groundskeeper at Minute Maid Park shows off dance moves

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