Astros Throttle Mariners 13-2 - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Astros Throttle Mariners 13-2

Posted: Updated:

SEATTLE (AP) - 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.
    
Villar connected off Joe Saunders (11-14), sending a drive well over the left-field fence for his first career homer.
    
The Astros scored six times in the first three innings to chase Saunders. The left-hander allowed seven hits and a walk. He has lost six of his last eight decisions.
    
Chris Carter and Jose Altuve each had three of the Astros' 17 hits. Houston's 10 extra-base hits were a season high, eclipsing the previous mark of nine - also set against the Mariners.
    
Altuve and rookie L.J. Hoes both had three RBIs. The total was a career high for Hoes, who entered with five RBIs in his 38-game career.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Pro SportsProMore>>

  • Shock Talk: JT Fitzgerald

    Shock Talk: JT Fitzgerald

    Spokane Shock defensive back and special teams standout JT Fitzgerald joined John Collett in the SWX Studio for another edition of Shock Talk powered by VPI Home Solutions on Tuesday, April 22.More >>
    Spokane Shock defensive back and special teams standout JT Fitzgerald joined John Collett in the SWX Studio for another edition of Shock Talk powered by VPI Home Solutions on Tuesday, April 22.More >>
  • Russell Wilson, The Most Underpaid QB on the Seahawks Roster

    Russell Wilson, The Most Underpaid QB on the Seahawks Roster

    Russell Wilson has won a Super Bowl, been to the Pro Bowl twice, gone 5-1 in the playoffs, hasn't missed a single game in his two years in the league, thrown 52 touchdowns to his 19 interceptions and will be the lowest-paid quarterback on the Seattle Seahawks' roster in 2014.More >>
    Russell Wilson has won a Super Bowl, been to the Pro Bowl twice, gone 5-1 in the playoffs, hasn't missed a single game in his two years in the league, thrown 52 touchdowns to his 19 interceptions and will be the lowest-paid quarterback on the Seattle Seahawks' roster in 2014.More >>
  • Marlins Sweep Mariners for 6th Straight Loss

    Marlins Sweep Mariners for 6th Straight Loss

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-04-20 23:53:33 GMT
    Adeiny Hechavarria hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after an instant replay went in Miami's favor and the Marlins beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 to complete a three-game sweep.More >>
    Adeiny Hechavarria hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after an instant replay went in Miami's favor and the Marlins beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 to complete a three-game sweep.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KHQ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.