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ALDS Game 2 Live Reactions and Highlights

Oct 13, 2022, 12:16 PM | Updated: 4:00 pm

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Julio Rodriguez #44 and Ty France #23 of the Seattle Mariners are seen prior to the first pitch in game one of the American League Division Series against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on October 11, 2022 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

(Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

Check out MyNorthwest’s live updates and analysis of Game 2 of the ALDS at Minute Maid Park in Houston, where Astros lefty starter Framber Valdez takes on right-handed Mariners pitching phenom Luis Castillo. The Astros lead the series, 1-0, after Yordan Alvarez hit a three-run walk-off homer to stun Seattle on Tuesday.

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France strikes out swinging off an 82 mph curveball.

Final Score Seattle: 2 Houston: 4

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor, Seattle Sports: Julio loves the gaps at Minute Maid.

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Rodriguez doubles off an 89 mph slider to deep left center field. 2 outs and a runner on 2nd base in the bottom of the 9th inning.

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor, Seattle Sports: That lineout DP was a pretty big gutpunch in its own right

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Crawford lines out to first base to Gurriel. Frazier doubled off first base. 2 outs and no runners in the bottom of the 9th inning

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Frazier walks off a 4-0 count. No outs with Frazier on first base in the top of the 9th inning

Seattle: 2 Houston: 4

3:42 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 4

End of the 8th inning with Frazier, Crawford, Trammell due up

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Curtis Rogers, Producer, Seattle Sports: So that’s what happens when you walk Alvarez

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Alex Bregman singles off a 101 mph fastball to right field. Pena scores, Alvarez to third base with 2 outs in the bottom of the 8th inning

Seattle: 2 Houston: 4

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3:28 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 3

Middle of the 8th inning with Dubon, Altuve, Pena due up

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor, Seattle Sports: GAH

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Santana walks off a 4-2 count with one out in the top of the 8th inning. Trammell pinch-running for Santana on first base.

Seattle: 2 Houston: 3

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Brandon Gustafson, Content Editor, Seattle Sports: Luis Castillo’s line through 2 playoff starts: 14 1/3, 11 hits, 3 ER, 1.88 ERA, 12 Ks, 0 BB, 1 HBP.

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Justin Barnes, Producer, The Brock and Salk Show: We wanted chaos and we are getting it. Go Mariners. 

3:14 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 3

End of the 7th inning with Haniger, Santana, Moore due up

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Diaz doubles off an 87 mph slider to left field with two outs in the bottom of the 7th inning

Seattle: 2 Houston: 3

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor, Seattle Sports: The Astros only have two left-handed hitters in their lineup. They’re both All-Stars and have driven in all three runs off Luis Castillo today.

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Taylor Jacobs, Audience Engagement Specialist, Seattle Sports: I strongly dislike Álvarez

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2:58 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 3

Middle of the 7th inning with Tucker, Gurriel, Diaz due up

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France walks on a 4-2 count, Crawford at second with two outs top of the 7th inning

Seattle: 2 Houston: 3

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor, Seattle Sports: Wasn’t even a strike. Yordan Alvarez is scary. You have to be on the corners all day with him. No room for error.

2:39 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 3

End of the 6th inning with Frazier, Crawford, Rodriguez due up

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Alverez homers to left field off a 98 mph sinker, Pena scores.

Seattle: 2 Houston: 3

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2:28 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 1

Middle of the 6th inning with Maldonado, Altuve, Pena due up

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Brandon Gustafson, Content Editor, Seattle Sports: Mariners have chased Valdez after 5 2/3. Chased Manoah and Gausman at 5 2/3 as well and Verlander after 4. That’s something this M’s lineup has done very well in these 4 playoff games so far.

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor, Seattle Sports: Business is about to pick up. That’s the Big Dumper’s music.

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Moore walks on a full count, Haniger stays on third base, Santana on second base with two outs in the top of sixth inning

Seattle: 2 Houston: 1

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor, Seattle Sports: Carlos Santana is legit having the best postseason of his career.

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Santana doubles to deep right field off a 95 mph sinker, Haniger to third base with 2 outs in the top of the 6th inning

Seattle: 2 Houston: 1

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor, Seattle Sports: This is shaping up to turn into a late-innings bullpen battle. If Luis Castillo can keep that pitch count in great shape and leave the Mariners to need only 1-2 relievers (or none), that would be a thing that is good.

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2:09 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 1

End of the 5th inning with France, Suarez, Haniger due up

2:01 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 1

Middle of the 5th inning with Gurriel, Diaz, Meyers due up

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Taylor Jacobs, Audience Engagement Specialist, Seattle Sports: Minus a few pitches, Castillo has been flawless today.

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1:53 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 1

End of the 4th inning with Frazier, Crawford, Rodriguez due up

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Justin Barnes, Producer, The Brock and Salk Show: Seeing the Mariners hit some balls in the air against one of baseball’s BEST ground ball pitchers is an extremely good sign.

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Brandon Gustafson, Content Editor, Seattle Sports: Mariners have 7 hard hit balls (95+ mph exit velo) off Valdez so far.

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1:43 p.m. Seattle: 2 Houston: 1

Middle of the 4th inning with Pena, Alvarez, Bregman due up

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Brandon Gustafson, Content Editor, Seattle Sports: And that’s why he’s starting today. Dylan Moore gives the Mariners a 2-1 lead. M’s getting to Valdez this inning, getting the runs and driving the pitch count up.

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Moore singles to right field off a 95 mph sinker, Haniger scores, 1 out in the top of the 4th inning

Seattle: 2 Houston: 1

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Santana reaches on a fielder’s choice to shallow infield, tagged out at second. Valdez to Maldonado to Altuve to Gurriel to Altuve. Haniger to third, Suarez scores. Throwing error on Valdez.

Seattle: 1 Houston: 1

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Brandon Gustafson, Content Editor, Seattle Sports: Haniger with two 100-plus exit velos today. He’s on Valdez.

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Haniger doubles off 93 mph sinker, Suarez to 3rd base with 1 out, top of the 4th inning

Seattle: 0 Houston: 1

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Suarez walks off 4-1 count, 1 out in the top of the 4th inning

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1:24 p.m. Seattle: 0 Houston: 1

End of the 3rd inning with France, Suarez, Haniger due up

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor of Seattle Sports: PAINT

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Curtis Rogers, Producer, Seattle Sports: Yordan Alvarez fields like somebody has suddenly turned off all the lights

1:16 p.m. Seattle: 0 Houston: 1

Middle of the 3rd inning with Meyers, Maldonado, Altuve due up

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J.P. Crawford doubles to deep left field off a 95 mph sinker

Seattle: 0 Houston: 1

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Brent Stecker, Lead Editor, Seattle Sports: I was told Luis Castillo would never give up a postseason run

1:09 p.m. Seattle: 0 Houston: 1

End of the 2nd inning with Raleigh, Frazier, Crawford due up

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1:07 p.m. Kyle Tucker homers to right field off an 89 mph slider

Seattle: 0 Houston: 1

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1:01 p.m. Seattle: 0 Houston: 0

Middle of the 2nd inning with Bregman, Tucker, Gurriel due up

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12:52 p.m. Seattle: 0 Houston: 0

End of the 1st inning with Haniger, Santana, Moore due up

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12:45 p.m. Seattle: 0 Houston: 0

Middle of the 1st with Altuve, Pena, Alvarez due up

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