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WATCH: Yuli Gurriel drives in three as Houston Astros win series vs. Seattle Mariners

Jul 28, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA;  Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel (10) hits a RBI-double off of Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (18)during the third inning of a game at T-Mobile Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Brashear-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 28, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel (10) hits a RBI-double off of Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (18)during the third inning of a game at T-Mobile Park. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Brashear-USA TODAY Sports

Yuli Gurriel singled, doubled, homered and drove in three runs as the Houston Astros defeated the host Seattle Mariners 11-4 Wednesday afternoon.

Kyle Tucker also went deep and Aledmys Diaz added three RBIs for the Astros, who took two of three games between the American League West rivals. Division-leading Houston has won seven of its past nine games.

Kyle Seager and Abraham Toro hit home runs for Seattle. Toro went deep in all three games of the series, although he homered for Houston in the opener before being acquired by the Mariners in a trade on Tuesday.

Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi (4-5) opened with five scoreless innings, over which he allowed just two hits, before being touched for the two homers in the sixth. Odorizzi allowed three runs on five hits, with one walk and three strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings.

Mariners All-Star left-hander Yusei Kikuchi (6-6) gave up four runs — three earned — on seven hits in five innings. He walked two and struck out seven.

After a scoreless first, the Astros scored in each of the next seven innings.

They scored once in the second through fifth against Kikuchi before putting up four runs against relievers JT Chargois and Anthony Misiewicz in the sixth to extend their lead to 8-0.

Gurriel hit a run-scoring double in the third inning and led off the fifth with a homer to straightaway center to make it 4-0.

The Astros doubled the lead in the sixth. Myles Straw led off with an infield single on a chopper that bounced off the glove of Chargois, moved to second on a groundout and scored on Jose Altuve’s single to left.

Altuve came home on Diaz’s double down the left field line. An out later, Gurriel singled home Diaz, and Carlos Correa doubled home Gurriel for an 8-0 lead.

Tucker hit a two-run homer in the eighth to cap the scoring.

Mariners manager Scott Servais was ejected by first base umpire Hunter Wendelstedt in the fourth inning for arguing a call on a checked swing.

–Field Level Media