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MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

05/13/2015

Evan Gattis  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Gattis Goes Deep Twice, Astros Complete 4-Game Sweep Of Mariners

HOUSTON (AP) — The short porch in left field of Minute Maid Park got the best of the Seattle Mariners again Sunday. The Mariners allowed three homers, including two under 350 feet to Evan Gattis, […]

05/04/2015

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Houston Knocks Out M’s In Extras

The Seattle Mariners have only themselves to blame for their latest loss.

1090 The Fan–05/01/2015

James Paxton gets the ball in Game 1 of a four-game series in Houston. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mariners at Astros: Three Things

The Mariners begin a four-game series in Houston Thursday. Here are some things to know.

1090 The Fan–04/30/2015

Starting pitcher J.A. Happ #33 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Houston Astros in the fourth inning at Safeco Field on April 22, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Happ, Mariners Hold Off Astros 3-2

J.A. Happ earned his first victory with the Mariners as the Seattle bullpen held off the Houston Astros 3-2 Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.

1090 The Fan–04/23/2015

Jose Altuve won the American League batting title in 2014.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Jose Altuve On The Sandmeyer Show

Houston Astros All-Star second baseman José Altuve joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show prior to Tuesday’s game at Safeco Field

1090 The Fan–04/22/2015

Hisashi Iwakuma (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Pitching Unravels In First Game Against Houston

It has taken more than a decade for the Seattle Mariners to put together the middle-lineup strength that is has shown this early season. Now, after a 7-5 loss to Houston Monday and a 5-8 start, the concern that shifted.

1090 The Fan–04/21/2015

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30 Players: Healthy Quad Means Returned Speed, Power For Astros’ Springer

Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.

04/08/2015

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Musicians + Sports: Chase Bryant On Nolan Ryan And Texas Baseball

The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.

09/29/2014

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Playoff Hopes For M’s Takes Another Hit With 8-3 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 to an 8-3 win over the Mariners on Sunday.

09/22/2014

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