Lineups for Astros-Mariners

The Astros will try to win their first series of the season tonight at Safeco Field. Coming off a smashing offensive performance Tuesday in which they posted 16 runs and 22 hits in a 16-9 win, the Astros will send right-hander Brad Peacock to the mound in his second start of the season. Be sure to follow along with GameDay for all the stats and play-by-play.

A win tonight would give the Astros their first series win of the season and their third consecutive series win over the Mariners (also, 2007, 2004).

The Astros offense Tuesday night produced many franchise team notes:
• 22 hits: last, 8/3/10 at STL (22H)
• 16 runs: last, 8/3/10 at STL (18R)
• 5 homers: last, 9/16/09 at CIN (5HR)
• 40 total bases: last, 9/9/00 at CHC (44TB)
• 6 runs in inning: last, 9/10/11 at WSH (3rd, 6R)
• 6 runs in 1st inning: last, 8/30/08 vs. STL (8R)
• 7 hits in inning: last, 9/10/11 at WSH (3rd, 7H)
• 7 hits in 1st inning: last, 7/19/10 at CHC (7H)

There were also several Astros set or tied their career highs:
• Altuve ties career high w/ 4 hits (6/5/12 vs. STL)
• Altuve records career high 4 RBI
• Carter records career high 4 hits
• Carter ties career high w/ 3 RBI (7/25/12 at TOR)
• Carter records career high 2 HR
• Gonzalez ties career high w/ 3 hits (4/29/12 vs. PIT)

Here are the lineups:

April 10, 2013 – Safeco Field (9:10 p.m.)

Seattle Mariners (4-5)

 

Houston Astros (2-6)

No.

Player Pos.  

No.

Player Pos.

55

Michael Saunders (L) RF

27

Jose Altuve 2B

21

Franklin Gutierrez CF

44

Justin Maxwell CF

8

Kendrys Morales (S) DH

15

Jason Castro (L) C

28

Raul Ibañez (L) LF

23

Chris Carter DH

15

Kyle Seager (L) 3B

12

Carlos Peña (L) 1B

17

Justin Smoak (S) 1B

14

J.D. Martinez LF

13

Dustin Ackley (L) 2B

28

Rick Ankiel (L) RF

7

Kelly Shoppach C

30

Matt Dominguez 3B

26

Brendan Ryan SS

9

Marwin Gonzalez (S) SS

Starting Pitcher

Starting Pitcher

49

Blake Beavan RHP

43

Brad Peacock RHP

1 Comment

Would love to see the team expand on last night’s production tonight. I don’t expect them to get 22 hits a game every day, but it was great to see what they are capable of.

Hoping Ankiel breaks out of his slump and that Peacock can be more efficient with his pitches.

A series win would be great and probably a confidence builder!!

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