Tom Murphy Effort Cannot Pull the Mariners Over the Astros, 1-2

Sun, Sep 8, 2019 | Emma Botos

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September 7, 2019 -- The visiting Mariners have a tough loss to the Astros, 1 to 2.

Even Tom Murphy could not help Mariners on offense against the Astros. Leading the team in slugging for the game, he had a 0.561 slugging percentage in the game. He had a 0.311 OBP with 3 at bats. He had 0 Ks in the game.

Astros were led on hitting by Yordan Alvarez. The hitter had a 0.404 OBP with 4 at bats. His team's best hitter had 0 RBI and scored 0 runs in the game. In the game, he had a batting average of 0.306. At the plate, the hitter had 0 strikeouts. Leading the team in slugging for the game, he had a 0.643 slugging percentage.

Justin Verlander had a stellar start on the home win. He gave up 1 earned runs over 7.0 innings pitched. The Astros pitcher had a 0.212 OBP for his appearance. The Astros hurler threw for 4 hits and 1 walk allowed. Throwing 74 strikes in a 102 pitch outing for 7 strikeouts.

Posted at Sun, September 8, 2019 02:32:51 UTC