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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

(Justin Nolan Key)

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

Robinson Cano (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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

Hisashi Iwakuma has not pitched well of late, but the Mariners need him to right the ship Sunday in Houston. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Mariners at Astros: Series Preview

The Seattle Mariners conclude a three-game series in Houston Friday night.

1090 The Fan–09/19/2014

(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

McClendon: Mariners ‘Bad’ In 5-2 Loss To Astros

Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon certainly came away with one persistent thought after Seattle’s 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros

1090 The Fan–09/11/2014

Jonathan Villar (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Villar Puts Dagger In M’s In The 9th, Astros Win 2-1

Jonathan Villar hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning Tuesday night to lift Collin McHugh and the Houston Astros to a 2-1 victory over Seattle.

09/10/2014

Brad Miller (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Miller Is Hero In M’s 4-1 Win Over Astros

Brad Miller made perhaps his most significant contribution to the club’s postseason aspirations Monday night, hitting a tiebreaking, two-run triple and driving in three runs in a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

1090 The Fan–09/09/2014

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