Mariners Slugger Mallex Smith's Stick Not Enough Against Astros, 2-10

Mon, Aug 5, 2019 | Emma Botos

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Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA License

August 2, 2019 -- The visiting Mariners cannot hang with Astros, 2 to 10.

Slugger Mallex Smith's performance on the bases, could not overcome Astros's defense against starter Yusei Kikuchi. In the game, he had a batting average of 0.234. The Mariners hitter had 0 RBI and scored 0 runs on the road. Leading the team in slugging for the season, Mallex Smith had a 0.349 slugging percentage.

The Yusei Kikuchi start could not help the Astros from a win. Mariners's starter allowed 9 hits and 0 walks. The hurler gave up 6 earned runs in 4.0 innings. The Astros had 1 strikeout against Yusei Kikuchi. A 5.49 ERA and 0.340 OBP in the appearance against the Astros.

Posted at Mon, August 5, 2019 20:41:08 MST