Found June 13, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Aaron Harang
TEAMS: Seattle Mariners
Half of an inning.  The Mariners scraped across a run in the bottom of the eighth, and they took a 1-0 lead into the ninth, half of an inning away from a sweep.  Instead, the Astros rally for six in the top of the ninth, salvaging the finale of the three-game set.  Seattle ends up with a 5-5 home stand, and two bizarre sweep-busting losses (they also lost a sweep on the 7-5 16 inning loss last Wednesday to the White Sox).  Seattle stands now at 29-38, good enough to be alone in third place in the A.L. West but eleven games back of the new division-leading A’s. Great Starting Pitching.  This series looked more like what Mariners’ fans would be getting when they faced with the Astros.  Houston owned a 4-2 record vs. Seattle coming into this series.  Iwakuma snapped a two-game losing streak on Monday throwing seven innings allowing only an unearned run in a 3-2 victory.  Hisashi dropped his ERA to 1.79, second behind Clay Buchholz, and he owns 0.92 ERA in six starts at Safeco with fo...
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