SEATTLE (AP) — Martin Maldonado hit a three-run home run, Framber Valdez struck out eight to set career highs for wins and strikeouts, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1to close on their fourth straight playoff berth. Houston cut its magic number to one over the Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels for clinching second in te AL West.. The defending AL champions have five games left. Maldonado’s sixth homer, off reliever Brandon Brennan, highlighted a five-run sixth inning that included Michael Brantley’s tiebreaking, leadoff home run against Casey Sadler.
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ARLINGTON, Texas – FOX Sports Southwest celebrates its 20th season as the television rightsholder of the Texas Rangers with plans to broadcast 58 of the club’s 60 regular season games in 2020. FSSW is the exclusive […]