The Astros hit five homers to support Dallas Keuchel’s standout pitching to defeat the Mariners 10-1 on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.
The Astros may not be in the postseason race themselves, but they could very well affect it with the Mariners in town.
Jose Altuve bounced back strong from his Thursday 0-for-6 performance by going 3-for-3 on Friday. In doing so, he tied the MLB hits record by a Venezuelan player.
Darin Downs was forced to leave the Astros game on Friday because of an oblique injury. There's a possibility it could knock him out for the season.