2014-05-05 06:26:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Houston, TX) -- The Seattle Mariners are winners of seven of their last nine games after defeating the Astros in Houston, 8-7. Backup catcher John Buck went three-for-four with an RBI while Robinson Cano [[ kuh-NO ]] and Willie Bloomquist each had two RBI for Seattle. Brandon Maurer [[ MAOW-er ]] picked up his first win of the season, despite giving up four runs on six hits. The Mariners will begin a four-game series at Oakland tonight.