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Mariners Noon Number: 27

The Seattle Mariners are 1 for 27 with runners in scoring position in their first three games, all losses to the Houston Astros. Wednesday night’s 5-3 loss was particularly egregious.

UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 11:18 p.m.

George Springer’s HR in 13th gives Astros 5-3 win over Mariners

Mariners fall to 0-3 after blowing leads of 2-0 and 3-2. James Paxton pitches six shutout innings; Mariners take lead in 13th on four walks before it slips away.

Mariners Log: George Springer homers in 13th, Mariners lose third straight to Astros

George Springer launched a three-run home run in the bottom of the 13th inning off rookie Chase De Jong – the last man in the bullpen – and the Seattle …

Mariners Pregame: Felix Hernandez given go-ahead, lineups and starters matchup

The Seattle Mariners finally scratched out a run on Tuesday after 12

UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:04 p.m.

Mariners suffer another punchless effort and another loss to Astros

Mariners have scored just one run in two games and, no surprise, find themselves at 0-2. Houston beats Hisashi Iwakuma on home runs by Brian McCann and Marwin Gonzalez.

UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:44 p.m.

Mariners Log: Offense silenced second consecutive day by Astros pitching

Much like Opening Day, the Houston Astros took advantage of good pitching and solo home runs. Lance McCullers Jr took care of the pitching, Brian McCann and Marwin Gonzalez homered …

Mariners Noon Number: 7

In the Seattle Mariners’ opening day 3-0 loss to the Houston Astros, the M’s left seven runners on base and went 0 for 4 with runners in scoring position.

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 9:13 p.m.

Mariners blanked by Astros on Opening Day, Felix Hernandez exits after five innings

Mariners’ new-look lineup offers little resistance against Houston ace Dallas Keuchel. Astros get homers from George Springer and Carlos Correa in winning season opener.

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Mariners Log: M’s shut out by Astros, Felix Hernandez leaves early with injury

The Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 3-0 in the 2017 season opener on Monday in Houston. In a potentially bigger development than the opening day loss, starter Felix Hernandez …

Mariners set lineup, prepare for Monday’s opener in Houston

It’s no surprise, but shortstop Jean Segura will bat leadoff Monday for the Mariners in their season opener, manager Scott Servais effectively confirmed prior to Sunday’s workout at Minute Maid …

Carols Beltran’s ability in left could free space for Houston at DH

What designated hitter Carlos Beltran can do defensively this season will have a direct impact on what manager A.J. Hinch can try offensively. Beltran turns 40 in the first month …

Lance McCullers sharp in Astros tuneup, back from elbow injury

Houston Astros right-hander Lance McCullers is off to a nice start in spring training after looking sharp in a simulated game. He’s working his way back from an elbow strain …

Former Cards exec said to accuse Astros in hacking case

A statement on a Twitter account attributed to a former Cardinals scouting executive convicted of hacking into the Astros’ computer system said Houston had earlier “unauthorized access” into the St. …

AP source: Carlos Beltran reaches deal with Astros, $16M for 1 year

Former Spokane Indians outfielder Carlos Beltran is headed back to Houston, hoping his 20th season in the majors could bring him – and the Astros – a most elusive World …

Yankees trade Brian McCann, $11M to Astros for 2 young pitchers

The New York Yankees traded veteran catcher Brian McCann and $11 million to the Houston Astros on Thursday for a pair of young minor league pitchers. Houston sent right-handers Albert …

Robinson Cano, Kyle Seager hit three-run homers as Mariners stay in chase

Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 12-4 Wednesday to keep pressure on the other A.L. wild-card contenders.

Mariners’ playoff chances take hit after Astros’ big inning

George Springer had three hits, including a two-run double during a six-run sixth inning, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night.

Cano’s home run rescues Mariners, keeps playoff hopes alive

Robinson Cano’s two-out homer in the 11th inning, his second of the game, rescued the Mariners by lifting them to a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monda night …

Seth Smith’s two home runs, four RBIs help Seattle beat Astros 7-3

Seth Smith hit a pair of home runs and drove in four runs to back a solid outing by Ariel Miranda and the Seattle Mariners remained in the thick of …

Mariners drop second straight to Astros

Yuli Gurriel hit a two-run single and Mike Fiers pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

Astros snap Mariners’ eight-game winning streak

After eight straight victories, the Mariners were probably due for a clunker Friday night — and, boy, this sure qualifies: a 6-0 loss to the Houston Astros at Safeco Field. …

Mistakes, lack of clutch hitting send Mariners to 8-1 defeat

Jose Altuve homered among his four hits and drove in three runs, Collin McHugh escaped a pair of bases-loaded jams to pitch six scoreless innings, and the Houston Astros beat …

Hisashi Iwakuma, Robinson Cano help Mariners beat Astros 1-0

Hisashi Iwakuma limited Houston to two hits in seven innings, Robinson Cano provided the only scoring with a RBI single in the sixth and the Seattle Mariners beat the Astros …

Mariners lay egg in first game back from All-Star break

That kick-start the Mariners were seeking Friday when they returned from a four-day break for the All-Star Game turned instead into a kick in the pants. Their pants.

Astros complete sweep of Mariners

Carlos Gomez had three RBIs and finished a home run shy of the cycle and Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to help the Houston …

Ailing Seattle starter Taijuan Walker struggles again in M’s 5-2 loss to Astros

Luis Valbuena hit a solo homer and Colby Rasmus and rookie A.J. Reed added two-run shots in the fourth inning to back up a solid start by Dallas Keuchel and …

McCullers, Springer lead Astros to 2-1 win over Mariners

Lance McCullers struck out 10 in seven strong innings and George Springer homered for the second straight day to give the Houston Astros a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners …

Cano’s home run in 10th lifts Mariners

Robinson Cano homered early off Dallas Keuchel, then connected for a tiebreaking shot in the 10th inning Saturday night that led the Seattle Mariners over the Houston Astros 3-2.

Right-hander Doug Fister, Astros agree to $7M, 1-year deal

Doug Fister was impressed by what he perceived as the Houston Astros’ will to win.

Astros get closer Giles from Phils for top pick Appel

Closer Ken Giles was traded from the Phillies to the Houston Astros as part of a seven-player deal that sent former No. 1 overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia.