Maldonado’s HR sealed the Astros’ victory over the Mariners

HOUSTON – Martin Maldonado hits a tiebreaker homer within the eighth and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Saturday.

The sport was tied at 2 with one out within the eighth when Maldonado hit an Andres Munoz (2-2) slider 371 toes over the wall in left area to provide the Astros the lead.

The Mariners missed a possibility to take the lead within the prime of the inning when Hector Neres (5-2) struggled with a maintain. T France hit a lead within the second sport and France moved as much as second on a wild pitch. Neres walked Teoscar Hernandez and Eugenio Suarez loaded the bases.

However he overcame the quagmire by pinch-hitting Cal Raleigh on three pitches and retired Mike Ford narrowly earlier than Jose Caballero struck out to finish the inning.

Neris screamed and hit her chest together with her fist earlier than leaving the mound to large applause. Ryan Pressly walked Julio Rodriguez with two outs within the ninth, however he flied France for his twentieth save.

For the Mariners, Dominican Julio Rodriguez goes 4-0 and Tuscar Hernandez goes 3-1 in a single run. Panamanian Jose Caballero 4-2 with a run scored and an RBI.

For the Astros, Honduras Mauricio Dupont 4-0. Dominican Jeremy Peña 3-1 in a single set, Jaener Diaz 3-0. Cuban Jose Abeo 3-0. Puerto Rico’s Martin Maldonado is 3-1 with a run scored and an RBI.

Cassandra Curtis

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