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MLB: Houston 10, Seattle 3

April 24, 2013 at 5:16 PM   |   Comments

HOUSTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Ronny Cedeno and Brandon Laird each hit three-run home runs Wednesday and the Houston Astros banged out 14 hits in a 10-3 win over Seattle.

Cedeno's homer in the fourth inning put Houston ahead 4-1 and Laird's blast highlighted a five-run sixth as Astros took the rubber match of a three-game home series.

Laird also contributed a run-scoring double and both hitters finished 3-for-4 for Houston, which improved to 3-3 in its last six games.

Matt Dominguez had a pair of hits, including a two-run single, in the victory.

Lucas Harrell (2-2) held the Mariners on one run over seven innings, allowing six hits and a walk while striking out five.

Seattle starter Joe Saunders (1-3) was torched for eight runs on 11 hits over five innings.

Justin Smoak homered and Dustin Ackley went 3-for-4 with a run scored for the Mariners.

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