McHugh, White help Astros over Mariners 5-1

Posted at 4:40 PM, May 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-08 17:40:18-04

AP Sports Writer

HOUSTON (AP) - Rookie Tyler White hit two doubles and drove in a run to back up seven solid innings by Collin McHugh, and the Houston Astros got a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

White, who snapped an 0-for-16 skid on Thursday, had two hits for the second straight game. He put Houston up 1-0 with his double in the second and added a double in the fourth. The Astros added two runs in the third and tacked on two more in the seventh.

McHugh (4-3) allowed five hits and one run for his third straight win.

Jose Altuve had two hits and tied a career-high with three stolen bases on a day the Astros finished with five.

Robinson Cano continued his tear against the Astros with a solo homer in the fourth that gave him five homers and 17 RBIs in seven games against Houston this season.

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