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Jed Lowrie

Morrison's late home run helps Mariners beat Astros, 7-5

HOUSTON In the last month and a half, the playing time of Logan Morrison has grown sporadic. Once the every-day first baseman, he's surrendered innings and at-bats with the addition of Jesus Montero. His future with the organization after this season is certainly not guaranteed despite being under club control. On Tuesday, he was out of the starting lineup despite the Astros starting right-hander Scott Feldman. It's a role that he's accepted without complaint. But Morrison did finish the game and provided the winning runs with one powerful swing of the bat. Morrison crushed a two-run, pinch-hit homer off Houston reliever Pat Neshek in the eighth inning to break a 5-5 tie...

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