With two starters scratched from the lineup just before the game, an early three-run deficit proved insurmountable for a Mariners team that has been struggling offensively.
Rookie Lance McCullers and four relievers combined for a two-hitter and Evan Gattis tied a career high with four hits, helping the Houston Astros cruise to a 13-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
Houston All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve was out for the second straight game on Sunday against the Mariners with a hamstring injury and Seattle left fielder Mark Trumbo was scratched with back spasms.
Logan Morrison homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs to help the Seattle Mariners cruise to an 8-1 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday.
Luis Valbuena and Jason Castro homered as the Houston Astros chased Felix Hernandez in an eight-run first inning to snap a season-high, seven-game skid with a 10-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Giovanny Urshela hit his first major league home run, Shaun Marcum and his bullpen combined on a two-hitter and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 6-0 on Thursday.
The Seattle Mariners have designated for assignment backup outfielder Justin Ruggiano to clear a roster spot for the addition of reserve catcher Jesus Sucre from Triple-A Tacoma.
Seattle Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz, who leads the American League with 18 home runs, is out of the lineup for the second straight game because of back spasms.
In the past year, Braden Bishop became one of the top baseball prospects in the Pac-12 Conference through his play at Washington and gained notice for his efforts to help raise Alzheimer's awareness after his mom was diagnosed with the disease at age 54.
The Los Angeles Dodgers' Don Mattingly and Cincinnati's Bryan Price have been picked as All-Star coaches by NL manager Bruce Bochy of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.
The slumping Seattle Mariners have acquired Mark Trumbo from the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a six-player trade in the hopes of boosting their struggling offense.
Garrett Jones and Mark Teixeira homered, Masahiro Tanaka gave up one run over seven innings in his return from the disabled list and the New York Yankees completed a three-game sweep of Seattle Mariners with a 3-1 victory Wednesday.
Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead three-run home run with two outs in the 11th inning and New York beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 Tuesday night.
Taijuan Walker allowed two hits over eight strong innings, Seth Smith hit a two-run homer, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Friday night.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash stands by his critical comments about a first-inning call in Tuesday night's 7-6, 10-inning loss to Seattle.