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UPDATED: Thu., April 30, 2015, 10:18 p.m.

Mariners squander chances in loss in 10 to Astros

HOUSTON — The Seattle Mariners have only themselves to blame for their latest loss. They will tell you as much.

Mariners salvage final game of series by beating Astros 3-2

SEATTLE – J.A. Happ delivered the strong start the Mariners so desperately needed Wednesday night and the bullpen nursed a 3-2 lead through taut moments in a victory over Houston …

Luis Valbuena hits two home runs in Houston’s 7-5 victory over Seattle Mariners

SEATTLE – At some point, presumably, the Mariners’ vaunted rotation is going to perform to expectations. Until then, it figures to be one wild ride after another. Monday’s ride ended …

Twins look for new manager

The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, saying it was time for a new voice after his 13-season tenure concluded with at least 92 losses in each of …

Mariners suffer big setback with loss to Astros

Seattle’s playoff hopes took another hit, as Jake Marisnick had a three-run homer for the second straight game and Alex Presley drove in two runs to lead the Houston Astros …

Mariners lose to Astros, waste chance to take Wild Card lead

HOUSTON – An opportunity to surge to the front of the wild card standings beckoned Saturday night to the Mariners after the results elsewhere from earlier in the day. So …

M’s done in by Astros’ home runs

Seattle starter Chris Young got hit hard and the Mariners missed a chance to move up in the A.L. playoff race, yielding five home runs in a 10-1 loss to …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 19, 2014, 9:59 p.m.

4 homers propel Mariners over Astros

Mike Zunino’s towering three-run home run started the Mariners on a seven-run fourth inning that turned into a 10-5 victory over the Houston Astros.

Jose Altuve, Astros put dent in Mariners playoff hopes

SEATTLE – Jose Altuve had two hits and an RBI and the Houston Astros damaged the Seattle Mariners postseason hopes with a 5-2 victory Wednesday. Altuve had a RBI double …

Jose Altuve helps Astros beat Mariners

Jose Altuve had two hits and an RBI and the Houston Astros damaged the Seattle Mariners post-season hopes with a 5-2 victory Wednesday.

Miller moves Mariners closer

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez didn’t have his best stuff. The Mariners starting pitcher bounced strikeout pitches in the dirt, momentarily silencing the chants coming out of the King’s Court down …

Mariners complete sweep of Astros

HOUSTON – The postgame music wasn’t any louder. There was no additional yelling in the clubhouse or extra celebrations. It may seem strange, but this-winning-is expected. This is the 2014 …

Chris Young throws 7 strong as Mariners sweep Astros

Seattle capped a series sweep of the Houston Astros on Wednesday afternoon, getting another outstanding start from Chris Young and rallying from a 2-0 deficit en route to a 5-2 …

Cano, Mariners blast Astros

Robinson Cano had a three-run shot in the seventh inning, one of the Seattle Mariners’ season-high four homers in a 10-4 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.

Astros’ Keuchel shuts down Mariners

Dallas Keuchel pitched a complete game, allowed only four hits and retired 21 of the final 22 Mariners batters he faced in a 4-1 Houston victory on Sunday.

Maurer roughed up in M’s loss to Astros

Brandon Maurer couldn’t get out of the fifth inning Saturday, allowing six runs in another sluggish, stunted start in a 9-4 Mariners loss to Houston.

Felix Hernandez goes eight strong innings in win over Astros

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez wore an extra ice pack. They’re usually only wrapped around his shoulder, not his calf as well. Despite getting a little physically beat up, Hernandez had …

Hernandez, Bloomquist power M’s win

Felix Hernandez struck out nine over eight strong innings and Willie Bloomquist hit his first home run since 2011 as the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 6-1 on Friday …

UPDATED: Thu., May 22, 2014, 11:32 p.m.

Michael Saunders’ infield hit lifts M’s over Astros

Michael Saunders hit a two-run infield single in the seventh inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.

Iwakuma sharp in M’s wild win

Hisashi Iwakuma gave the Seattle a quality outing in his first start of 2014 and his teammates rewarded his return with plenty of run support, scoring eight runs in the …

Mariners drop 7th straight

If the Seattle Mariners haven’t hit rock bottom yet, they at least found something close to it against the Houston Astros on Monday night.


Announced The University of Notre Dame plans to move ahead with a $400 million project to add up to 4,000 premium seats to its football stadium and buildings on three …

Villar homers on 1st pitch, Astros rout M’s

Jonathan Villar homered on the first pitch of the game and the Houston Astros coasted to a 13-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.

Mariners end 6-game skid with win over Houston

Franklin Gutierrez hit a two-run homer after Nick Franklin gave Seattle an early lead with a solo shot and the Mariners held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston …

M’s Harang allows 2 hits in win over Astros

SEATTLE – Aaron Harang pitched a two-hitter for his second shoutout of the season, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 4-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

Even moving to the A.L. hasn’t helped the Astros’ image

I feel so bad writing about the woebegone Houston Astros today, if at all possible I will refrain from mentioning any of their players. (Why shine a harsh spotlight on …

Chad: Astros are Bad News Bears of big leagues

I feel so bad writing about the woebegone Houston Astros today, if at all possible I will refrain from mentioning any of their players - except the good one. The …

Mariners lose 10-3 to Astros in series finale

Seattle manager Eric Wedge met with his team after another loss to Houston on Wednesday. He declined to talk about what was discussed, but there certainly was plenty of material …

Lowly Astros handle Mariners once again

Seattle manager Eric Wedge hoped his team had turned a corner offensively after hitting three home runs in a win over the Astros in the series opener. Unfortunately, the Mariners’ …

Astros open season with rout of Rangers

HOUSTON – Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League West, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday in the major league opener and giving …