Astros drop seesaw contest to M’s in extras

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Seattle’s win was its third vs. the American League West-leading Astros (62-31) this season. The Mariners improved to 47-47, joining the Astros as the AL West’s only clubs at or above .500.

MOMENTS THAT MATTERED
Seattle swats two off Sipp: In the Astros’ first extra-inning game since May 5, left-handed reliever Tony Sipp gave up the solo shots to Seager and Valencia. The homers totaled 819 feet in projected distance, according to Statcast™.

Zunino’s solo shot steals lead: Seattle’s No. 9 hitter, Mike Zunino, belted a solo homer in the top of the eighth inning onto the train tracks in left field, giving Seattle a temporary 7-6 lead. The homer, his 13th, traveled a projected 398 feet and reached 145 feet in height, according to Statcast™.

Christian Boutwell is a reporter for MLB.com based in Houston.

Greg Johns has covered the Mariners since 1997, and for MLB.com since 2011. Follow him on Twitter @GregJohnsMLB.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.


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