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      Saturday, January 31 2015 10:26 AM EST2015-01-31 15:26:12 GMT
      The weather for the rest of your Saturday is looking pretty nice! Temps this morning are around 50 degrees with a light wind. This afternoon we will have partly cloudy skies, dry weather, and temps around 71. Temps this evening will be in the 60s.
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    Preview | Matchup | Lineup | Log | Wrap | Box
    W:F.Rodney(1-1) L:J.Fields(0-1)
    HR: HOU- C.Carter (2) SEA- K.Seager 2 (2)



    Houston Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Jeff Nelson; First, Marcus Pattillo; Second, Laz Diaz; Third, Scott Barry;
    - Jose Altuve flied out to center. None on with one out and Dexter Fowler due up.
    - Dexter Fowler singled to right. Runner on first with one out and Jason Castro due up.
    - Dexter Fowler caught stealing second. None on with two outs and Jason Castro at the plate.
    - Jason Castro popped out to third to end the inning.

    Seattle Bottom 1st
    - Abraham Almonte flied out to center. None on with one out and Brad Miller due up.
    - Brad Miller struck out looking. None on with two outs and Robinson Cano due up.
    - Robinson Cano grounded out third to first to end the inning.

    Houston Top 2nd
    - George Springer fouled out to third. None on with one out and Marc Krauss due up.
    - Marc Krauss walked. Runner on first with one out and Alex Presley due up.
    - Alex Presley struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
    - Marc Krauss advances to second on a balk. Runner on second with two outs and Chris Carter at the plate.
    - Chris Carter struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Seattle Bottom 2nd
    - Corey Hart lined out to first. None on with one out and Justin Smoak due up.
    - Justin Smoak grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Kyle Seager due up.
    - Kyle Seager popped out to short to end the inning.

    Houston Top 3rd
    - Matt Dominguez walked. Runner on first with none out and Jonathan Villar due up.
    - Jonathan Villar struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Jose Altuve due up.
    - Jose Altuve popped out to short. Runner on first with two outs and Dexter Fowler due up.
    - Dexter Fowler walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
    - Jason Castro double to right scored Matt Dominguez and Dexter Fowler with two outs. Runner on second and George Springer due up.
    - George Springer walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Marc Krauss due up.
    - Marc Krauss flied out to center to end the inning.

    Seattle Bottom 3rd
    - Nick Franklin struck out swinging. None on with one out and Dustin Ackley due up.
    - Dustin Ackley walked. Runner on first with one out and Mike Zunino due up.
    - Mike Zunino flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Abraham Almonte due up.
    - Abraham Almonte grounded out second to first to end the inning.

    Houston Top 4th
    - Alex Presley flied out to center. None on with one out and Chris Carter due up.
    - Chris Carter walked. Runner on first with one out and Matt Dominguez due up.
    - Matt Dominguez flied out to right. Runner on first with two outs and Jonathan Villar due up.
    - Jonathan Villar struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Seattle Bottom 4th
    - Brad Miller grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Robinson Cano due up.
    - Robinson Cano singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Corey Hart due up.
    - Corey Hart walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Justin Smoak due up.
    - Justin Smoak grounded into a double play, second to short to first to end the inning. On the play, Corey Hart out at second.

    Houston Top 5th
    - Jose Altuve flied out to left. None on with one out and Dexter Fowler due up.
    - Dexter Fowler struck out looking. None on with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
    - Jason Castro flied out to left to end the inning.

    Seattle Bottom 5th
    - Kyle Seager walked. Runner on first with none out and Nick Franklin due up.
    - Nick Franklin infield single to short. On the play, Kyle Seager advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Dustin Ackley due up.
    - Dustin Ackley grounded into a double play, short to first Nick Franklin out at second Kyle Seager advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Mike Zunino due up.
    - Mike Zunino fouled out to right to end the inning.

    Houston Top 6th
    - George Springer popped out to second. None on with one out and Marc Krauss due up.
    - Marc Krauss flied out to center. None on with two outs and Alex Presley due up.
    - Alex Presley struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Seattle Bottom 6th
    - Abraham Almonte struck out swinging. None on with one out and Brad Miller due up.
    - Brad Miller flied out to left. None on with two outs and Robinson Cano due up.
    - Robinson Cano flied out to left to end the inning.

    Houston Top 7th
    - Chris Carter lead-off Home Run (2) to left. Matt Dominguez due up.
    - Matt Dominguez popped out to short. None on with one out and Jonathan Villar due up.
    - Jonathan Villar ground-rule double to center. Runner on second with one out and Jose Altuve due up.
    - Jose Altuve grounded out short to first. On the play, Jonathan Villar advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Dexter Fowler due up.
    - Dexter Fowler flied out to left to end the inning.

    Seattle Bottom 7th
    - Corey Hart struck out looking. None on with one out and Justin Smoak due up.
    - Justin Smoak singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Kyle Seager due up.
    - Kyle Seager one-out, two-run Home Run (1) to right scored Justin Smoak. Nick Franklin due up.
    - Nick Franklin flied out to center. None on with two outs and Dustin Ackley due up.
    - Raul Valdes enters the game for the Astros with none on and two out.
    - Dustin Ackley flied out to left to end the inning.

    Houston Top 8th
    - Charlie Furbush starts the inning for the Mariners.
    - Jason Castro flied out to center. None on with one out and George Springer due up.
    - George Springer flied out to right. None on with two outs and Marc Krauss due up.
    - Jesus Guzman is pinch-hitting for Marc Krauss.
    - Pinch-Hitter Jesus Guzman walked. Runner on first with two outs and Alex Presley due up.
    - Alex Presley singled to left. On the play, Jesus Guzman advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
    - Chris Carter struck out looking to end the inning.

    Seattle Bottom 8th
    - Chad Qualls starts the inning for the Astros.
    - Jesus Guzman remains in the game for the Astros playing first.
    - Mike Zunino flied out to right. None on with one out and Abraham Almonte due up.
    - Abraham Almonte struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Brad Miller due up.
    - Brad Miller struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Houston Top 9th
    - Fernando Rodney starts the inning for the Mariners.
    - Matt Dominguez singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Jonathan Villar due up.
    - Marwin Gonzalez is pinch-running for Matt Dominguez.
    - Jonathan Villar sacrifice bunt to pitcher. On the play, Marwin Gonzalez advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Jose Altuve due up.
    - Jose Altuve grounded out third to first. Runner on second with two outs and Dexter Fowler due up.
    - Dexter Fowler walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
    - Jason Castro struck out looking to end the inning.

    Seattle Bottom 9th
    - Josh Fields starts the inning for the Astros.
    - Marwin Gonzalez remains in the game for the Astros playing third.
    - Robinson Cano singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Corey Hart due up.
    - Corey Hart singled to left. On the play, Robinson Cano advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Justin Smoak due up.
    - Michael Saunders is pinch-running for Corey Hart.
    - Justin Smoak struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with one out and Kyle Seager due up.
    - Kyle Seager one-out, three-run Home Run 2 (2) to right scored Robinson Cano and Michael Saunders to end the game.
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    Houston 3, Seattle 5


    Final
    - Confirmed
    - WP: F.Rodney (1-1); LP:J.Fields (0-1).

    Houston 3, Seattle 5

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