Gonzales shuts down Astros, Mariners roll to 6-1 victory

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    Marco Gonzales pumped his fist and let out a scream after striking out Michael Brantley on a full-count pitch to finish off eight shutout innings.

    The emotion poured out. Seattle's ace was determined to finally get the best of the Astros, and in the process he helped provide the final blow in ending Houston's run atop the AL West.

    "To be honest, I just went out and attacked them, put them on their heels. And when you do that to anybody I think it takes the wind out of their sails," Gonzales said. "I just came in to win today. That's it."

    Gonzales was dominant on the mound, Evan White broke open a tight game with a three-run homer in the seventh and the Mariners beat the Astros 6-1 Monday night.

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