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Scott Kazmir

Mariners fall to Astros, 7-6

SEATTLE _ The integrity of the game was maintained in the Seattle Mariners' 7-6 loss to the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.tmpplchld With the Mariners' going with an "all-staff" start featuring myriad relievers working one- or two-inning stints, it seemed like an easy win for the Astros, who moved a half-game ahead of the Los Angeles Angels for the second wild-card spot.tmpplchld In the end, Houston outlasted the eight Mariners relievers used to traverse nine innings of baseball, starting with Tony Zych and ending with David Rollins.tmpplchld Seattle played it to the final out, which was somewhat fitting considering the season filled with baserunning mistakes.tmpplchld...