Felix Hernandez threw six solid innings in his first start in nearly two months and was backed by home runs from Mike Zunino, Ben Gamel and Kyle Seager in the Seattle Mariners' sixth straight win, 13-3 over the Houston Astros.
Clayton Kershaw threw six scoreless innings and Joc Pederson kept the streaking Dodgers' power surge alive with a home run in a 4-0 win over the Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles' ninth consecutive victory.
Josh Reddick homered, Brian McCann added a three-run double and Lance McCullers pitched into the sixth inning in his return from the disabled list to lift the Houston Astros to a 5-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
Now former Tri-City Dust Devils third baseman Boomer White was promoted to the San Diego Padres Class-A Advanced affiliate, the Lake Elsinore Storm, Thursday as part of the first round of roster moves for the Tri-City team. In his second season as a Dust Devil, White was batting .320 and was tied for the Northwest League lead with eight walks.
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