Mariners can’t find series-ending win vs. Astros, fall in 10th inning

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The Seattle Times

HOUSTON — With their two best hitters out of the lineup because of injury, a rookie starting pitcher operating under a shortened pitch limit and a bullpen overworked over a brutal four-game series at Minute Maid Park, the Mariners had a chance to end the season series with their American League West nemesis with a victory. But when they couldn’t push a run across in the top of the 10th inning, defeat seemed likely. It came when Yordan Alvarez singled through the left side of the infield to score Mauricio Dubon and give Houston a 4-3 victory. After being stymied by Houston starter Jake Odorizzi…

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