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MLB: Houston 3, Seattle 2

April 24, 2013 at 5:54 AM

HOUSTON, April 24 (UPI) -- Bud Norris lasted just five innings Tuesday but picked up the win in the Houston Astros' 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners.

Norris (3-2) held the Mariners to one run and the Astros bullpen limited the Mariners to one run in the final four innings.

Jose Veras pitched a perfect ninth for the Astros in earning the save.

Matt Dominguez had two hits for the Astros, who struck out 15 times as a team. Justin Maxwell drove in a run and Marwin Gonzalez homered.

Kendry Morales hit a home run for the Mariners. Hisashi Iwakuma (2-1) was handed the loss after an otherwise solid start. Iwakuma allowed three runs -- two earned -- on six hits and struck out 11 in five innings.

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