Julio Rodriguez stars again as Mariners blank Astros

Julio Rodriguez homered while recording his third consecutive four-plus-hit game and rookie Bryce Miller pitched 6 1/3 sharp innings as the visiting Seattle Mariners topped the Houston Astros 2-0 on Friday. After following a 4-for-6 performance on Wednesday with the first five-hit game of his career one game later against the Kansas City Royals, Rodriguez finished 4-for-5 including his 21st home run, a 414-foot blast to left field leading off the third inning. Rodriguez had