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If only the Astros faced Seattle pitching every night.
Jose Altuve Brandon Laird and L.J. Hoes accounted for 3 RBI apiece in an offensive outburst that plated six runs over the first three innings and chased Seattle lefty Joe Saunders (11-14) from the game. The effort helped secure a 13-2 win over the Mariners and Houston’s first series victory since Aug. 23-25 against Toronto.
The early cushion was all the support Astros starter Jordan Lyles needed. After his teammates staked him to an early lead he was determined to stay aggressive.
“You’ve really got to rely on that fastball after they put up so many runs on the board” said Lyles. “You’ve got to attack and if you give up a run or two here or there that’s fine but don’t give them a chance to come back and just get some quick outs.”
Lyles’ approach served him well as he earned his third quality start of the season against Seattle by giving up four hits and one earned run while striking out five over six innings of work.
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The Houston Astros have reinstated catcher Carlos Corporan from the seven-day concussion disabled list and he is in the starting lineup for Monday night's game against the Seattle Mariners.
Corporan sustained a concussion after being hit in the mask by a foul tip on Aug. 19 against the Rangers. Manager Bo Porter said Corporan should be able to catch the entire game, although...
The Houston Astros got one player back from injury last night, reserve catcher Carlos Corporan, but they remain without two regulars, backstop Jason Castro and outfielder Robbie Grossman. Castro is expected to rejoin Houston's lineup any day now, but it's unclear how long Grossman's injured oblique will keep him sidelined, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.
Jonathan Villar's two-run single highlighted a four-run ninth inning as the Houston Astros rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Monday night in front of the smallest crowd in Safeco Field history.
Abraham Almonte hit his first major league homer, a two-run shot in the seventh inning, to give the Mariners a 3-2 lead. Seattle reliever Charlie Furbush got out of a jam in...
The Astros get their first day off in almost three weeks on Thursday. The way things have been going though Houston might rather stay in Seattle and keep playing.
The Astros swept their final series of the season against the Mariners with a 5-1 victory on Wednesday night at Safeco Field. The Astros head back to Houston after a 4-3 swing through Oakland and Seattle marking just their...
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Following the game, the Yankees acquired shortstop Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later.
The Yankees have just acquired INF Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later.
— Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) September 11, 2013
While Brendan Ryan is not known for any offensive contribution...
Brad Peacock gave up one run in six innings and Chris Carter singled in two runs to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.
The Astros - who have the worst record in the majors (50-96) - won all three games in Seattle for their third sweep of the season, and first since early June.
In the lone bright spot for the Mariners, Kendrys...
A season that started with promise has long turned sour for the Seattle Mariners.
An ugly loss Tuesday night against the rebuilding Houston Astros continued a downward trend for Seattle and pushed the team to hold a players-only meeting.
''It's about the internal fight that is in all of us and leaving it all out on the field,'' veteran Raul Ibanez said after...
Brandon Maurer's first time back on the mound as a starter since May didn't go the way he wanted. At least it was better than the last time he faced the Houston Astros.
The Seattle Mariners right-hander allowed five runs - all scoring with two outs - and seven hits in three innings as the Astros completed a three-game sweep with a 6-1 victory Wednesday night.
It was the...
The Seattle Mariners haven't played very well in September (nor have they played well for most of the season), compiling a 3-7 record going into Wednesday night's game versus the Houston Astros. That leaves the M's currently tied for the seventh-worst record in MLB and they probably want to keep it that way.
As you may already know from last season's offseason...
It isn't the big hits he gave up that Danny Farquhar will remember about his difficult ninth inning. It's the two walks that started the problems.
Farquhar blew a one-run lead and gave up four runs in the ninth inning as the Houston Astros rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Monday night in front of the smallest crowd in Safeco Field history.
Farquhar (0-3) walked...
The Seattle Mariners will have 54 players reporting to Arizona in the next week to participate in the Fall Instructional and Co-Op Leagues. SeattleClubhouse lists the rosters by position inside.
SeattleClubhouse's Rick Randall was at Safeco Field to watch Taijuan Walker's final 2013 start as he faced the Astros for a second time. Inside is a break down of what the young phenom showed on Monday and in his previous two starts and what to expect from the right-hander in 2014 for Seattle.
In a sign that Derek Jeter might not be back anytime soon, the New York Yankees have obtained slick-fielding shortstop Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named.
Jeter has been sidelined with soreness in his surgically repaired left ankle. Before the Yankees beat Baltimore 7-5 on Tuesday night, manager Joe Girardi said the 13-time All-Star is ''still...