Found July 22, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
For the Seattle Mariners, the Houston Astros have been an unexpected road block this season.  Despite the Astros’ residence in last place, Seattle went 4-5 against Houston in the first half of the season, including Houston taking two of the three series.  But July has been a different story for the Mariners.  Seattle, after earning just one three-game sweep in the first half of the season, made it two in a row and earned their first road sweep taking three straight from Houston.  .500 is within sight, as Seattle pulled to 46-52 on the season, one game back of the Angels for third place in the A.L. West. Offensive Heroes.  In my article on a possible second half surge, I stated the key would be the young bats continuing to produce.  The Mariners hit that nail on the head.  Powered by the young bats, they put up double-digit runs twice in Houston.  Michael Saunders was the only Mariner to get a hit in every game of this series, and he delivered the key blow, a 2 RBI double, to power S...
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