Cano’s 10th-inning homer lifts Mariners over Astros 3-2

Cano leads the majors with 32 RBI and tops the AL with 11 home runs

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano, right, watches his go-ahead solo home run in the tenth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

HOUSTON (AP) – Robinson Cano homered early off Dallas Keuchel, then connected for a tiebreaking shot in the 10th inning Saturday night that led the Seattle Mariners over the Houston Astros 3-2.

Cano got four hits. He leads the majors with 32 RBIs and tops the AL with 11 home runs.

Cano sent a pitch by Tony Sipp (0-2) into the seats in left field with one out in the 10th to give Seattle its fifth victory in six games. Cano has been especially good against the Astros, piling up 13 hits with four homers and 16 RBIs in six games.

Luis Valbuena hit a solo homer in the bottom of the ninth off Mariners reliever Steve Cishek (2-1) to tie it at 2.

It was a wild game that included Houston manager A.J. Hinch’s ejection in the eighth for arguing a strikeout by Carlos Correa, followed by Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez being ejected as he ran to his position in the 10th.

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