Altuve, Astros down Mariners

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Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jose Altuve available his 200th strike of a deteriorate and a Houston Astros degraded a Seattle Mariners, 5-2, in a rubber compare of a three-game set.

Altuve went 2-for-5 with an RBI and also stole his AL-leading 52nd bottom for
Houston, that has won 8 of a final 10 games. Alex Presley posted two
hits, an RBI and a run scored in a triumph.

Nick Tropeano (1-0) authorised dual runs on 4 hits and dual walks with five
strikeouts over five-plus frames in his MLB entrance to nick a win.

Hisashi Iwakuma (14-7) surrendered 4 runs on 6 hits and dual walks with
6 punchouts over 4 1/3 frames for a Mariners, who have forsaken 3 of
4 on a heels of a five-game winning streak.

Seattle, though, stays a half-game behind of Detroit for a AL’s second
Wild Card mark after a Tigers were blanked by Kansas City progressing Wednesday.

The Astros non-stop a scoring with 3 runs in a second.

Jon Singleton worked a one-out travel and after Matt Dominguez popped out,
Presley singled to put runners on initial and second. Max Stassi afterwards ripped a
singular into left-center to image Singleton as good as Presley from first.
Jonathan Villar’s double brought home Stassi to give Houston a 3-0 lead.

Seattle got a span of runs behind in a bottom of a second.

Kyle Seager worked a leadoff travel and Brad Miller reached with an infield
singular to shortstop, with both runners relocating adult a bottom on Villar’s throwing
blunder on a play. Mike Zunino afterwards whacked a double into a opening in left-
core to move home both runners, slicing a necessity to 3-2.

Houston pushed opposite a run in a fifth and another in a eighth for some
insurance.

Robbie Grossman strike a one-out singular in a fifth and Altuve followed with a
severe double to left for a 4-2 lead.

Chris Carter singled to start a eighth and stole second after Singleton
struck out and Dominguez lined out. Presley afterwards rolled a bottom strike by the
left side of a infield to image Carter and give a Astros a 5-2 advantage.

Game Notes

Houston went 6-4 opposite Seattle this deteriorate in Safeco Field … Altuve is 10
hits divided from Craig Biggio’s single-season hits record for Houston … The
M’s grounded into 3 double plays … The Astros were 3-for-9 with runners
in scoring position, while Seattle finished 1-for-3.

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