Sea 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 5
Hou 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Date of game: 7/2/2014

Recap: Houston vs. Seattle

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Young struck out eight and yielded just a pair of solo home runs over seven strong innings Wednesday to guide the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 win and a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros.

Young (8-4) didn't allow a hit besides the two homers and improved to 3-0 over his last four starts.

Enrique Hernandez and Marwin Gonzalez, the No. 8 and 9 hitters in Houston's lineup, hit the home runs to give the hosts a 2-0 lead through five innings. Seattle rallied in the sixth against Brad Peacock, however, to climb in front.

Peacock (2-5) was charged with four runs on six hits, departing with one out in the sixth. Anthony Bass, who was activated off the 15-day disabled list prior to the game, tossed 1 2/3 one-run innings in relief.

Gonzalez finished with two of Houston's three hits, as the top seven in the order hit a combined 0-for-24 with a walk.

"Offensively, we did not swing the bats well," said Astros manager Bo Porter.

Logan Morrison drove in two runs for Seattle, winners in four straight. Robinson Cano scored twice.

Gonzalez broke a scoreless tie with one out in the bottom of the third inning, smacking a solo shot to right field. Hernandez made it 2-0 with his first major league homer two innings later, a shot to left-center field.

Peacock stymied Seattle through five innings, allowing just three singles.

"Early on we were pretty flat," said Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon. "(Peacock) was pitching pretty good. We were fortunate to get back into the ball game."

James Jones hit a one-out single in the sixth, Cano was plunked and Kyle Seager drew a walk to load the bases. Jones came around to score the first run on a wild pitch and Morrison made it 3-2, plating a pair of runs with a double to right. Buck added an RBI single, chasing Peacock from the game.

Seager produced the final run with an RBI single off Bass in the top of the seventh inning.

Game Notes

Jones finished the series with eight hits and six runs scored ... Seattle improved to 10-2 over its last 12 games ... The Astros recalled Bass and optioned pitcher Kevin Chapman to Triple-A Oklahoma City. They also agreed to terms with pitcher Franklin Perez, shortstop Miguelangel Sierra and catcher Brandon Benavente.

NASCAR News
Irsay suspended 6 games, fined $500K

The NFL suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay six games and fined him $500,000 on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty in Indiana to a misdemeanor charge of impaired driving.

White Sox bring up 7 players

The Chicago White Sox promoted seven players on Tuesday as part of the team's September call-ups.

USA blows past New Zealand at World Cup

Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the United States rolled to a 98-71 win over New Zealand at the FIBA World Cup on Tuesday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.