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Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez (44) runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J.

Álvarez, Astros slug their way to 12-3 win over Mariners

Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez (44) runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J.

August 20, 2021, 8:46pm National Sports

Yordan Álvarez homered and had four RBI as the Houston Astros jumped on Yusei Kikuchi early and cruised to a 12-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Read story

Seattle Mariners' Ty France (23) is congratulated by third base coach Manny Acta (14) after hitting a two-run home run off Texas Rangers relief pitcher Joe Barlow during the 11th inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. Seattle won 9-8.

Mariners survive bullpen blowup to complete sweep of Rangers

Seattle Mariners' Ty France (23) is congratulated by third base coach Manny Acta (14) after hitting a two-run home run off Texas Rangers relief pitcher Joe Barlow during the 11th inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. Seattle won 9-8.

August 19, 2021, 4:00pm National Sports

Ty France hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning and the Seattle Mariners completed a three-game series sweep with a 9-8 win over Texas on Thursday, after the Rangers forced extra innings with five runs in the ninth. Read story

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, rear, rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run on a pitch from Texas Rangers starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz, front, in the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021.

Seager’s HR, Gonzales’ pitching lead Mariners past Rangers

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, rear, rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run on a pitch from Texas Rangers starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz, front, in the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021.

August 18, 2021, 8:37pm National Sports

Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer on the game’s third at-bat, Marco Gonzales pitched 5 1/3 shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Wednesday night. Read story

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Tyler Anderson throws to a Texas Rangers batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.

Mariners beat Rangers 3-1 as Anderson earns 1st Seattle win

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Tyler Anderson throws to a Texas Rangers batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.

August 17, 2021, 8:56pm National Sports

Tyler Anderson allowed one run on three hits in six innings to earn his first win with Seattle as the Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Tuesday. Read story

Toronto Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez points skyward after hitting a solo home run off a pitch by Seattle Mariners starter Logan Gilbert in the second inning on Sunday.

Blue Jays use 4 homers to avoid sweep, top Seattle

Toronto Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez points skyward after hitting a solo home run off a pitch by Seattle Mariners starter Logan Gilbert in the second inning on Sunday.

August 15, 2021, 9:32pm National Sports

SEATTLE — After three straight losses on the West Coast and watching George Springer go down with another injury, Toronto manager Charlie Montoyo felt the need to get out of Seattle with at least one victory. Read story

Seattle Mariners' Luis Torrens doubles in a pair of runs against the Toronto Blue Jays during the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Seattle.

Torrens’ HR, 5 RBI lift Mariners past Blue Jays

Seattle Mariners' Luis Torrens doubles in a pair of runs against the Toronto Blue Jays during the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Seattle.

August 14, 2021, 11:21pm National Sports

Toronto center fielder George Springer departed with an ankle injury, part of a tough Saturday night for the Blue Jays during a 9-3 loss to Luis Torrens and the Seattle Mariners. Read story

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Tyler Gilbert, right, celebrates after his complete game no hitter against the San Diego Padres with catcher Daulton Varsho, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Phoenix. It was Gilbert's first career start. The Diamondbacks won 7-0.

Diamondbacks’ Gilbert throws no-hitter in first career start

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Tyler Gilbert, right, celebrates after his complete game no hitter against the San Diego Padres with catcher Daulton Varsho, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, in Phoenix. It was Gilbert's first career start. The Diamondbacks won 7-0.

August 14, 2021, 8:31pm National Sports

Tyler Gilbert became the first pitcher in 68 years to throw a no-hitter in his first big league start, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks over the San Diego Padres 7-0 Saturday night with the record-tying eighth no-hitter in the majors this season. Read story

Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic reacts to drawing a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to drive in the winning run in a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, in Seattle. The Mariners won 3-2.

Mariners draw bases-loaded walk in 9th, beat Blue Jays 3-2

Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic reacts to drawing a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to drive in the winning run in a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, in Seattle. The Mariners won 3-2.

August 13, 2021, 11:01pm National Sports

Jarred Kelenic drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Friday night for their third straight win. Read story

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart (30) drives as Connecticut Sun guard Natisha Hiedeman (2) and forward Jonquel Jones (35) defend during the first half of the Commissioner's Cup WNBA basketball game, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Phoenix.

Storm rout Sun 79-57 to win inaugural WNBA Commissioner’s Cup

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart (30) drives as Connecticut Sun guard Natisha Hiedeman (2) and forward Jonquel Jones (35) defend during the first half of the Commissioner's Cup WNBA basketball game, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Phoenix.

August 12, 2021, 8:30pm National Sports

Breanna Stewart scored 15 of her 17 points in the first quarter and the Seattle Storm routed the Connecticut Sun 79-57 on Thursday night to win the inaugural WNBA Commissioner’s Cup. Read story

Chicago White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn warms up in the outfield before a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 in Dyersville, Iowa. The Yankees and White Sox are playing at a temporary stadium in the middle of a cornfield at the Field of Dreams movie site, the first Major League Baseball game held in Iowa.

Chisox, Yanks go deep into corn; Field of Dreams hosts more

Chicago White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn warms up in the outfield before a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 in Dyersville, Iowa. The Yankees and White Sox are playing at a temporary stadium in the middle of a cornfield at the Field of Dreams movie site, the first Major League Baseball game held in Iowa.

August 12, 2021, 8:28pm National Sports

The ride to the Field of Dreams site to play the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night had everyone's attention, like a bunch of kids who couldn't believe what they were getting to do. Read story