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Carter caps big series as Astros beat Mariners 8-3

Thursday - 4/11/2013, 3:33am  ET

Houston Astros' Chris Carter, right, is congratulated by Carlos Pena on his home run against the Seattle Mariners in the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

SEATTLE (AP) -- Chris Carter could sense the Houston Astros were poised for another offensive outburst Wednesday night.

Carter and Rick Ankiel each hit a two-run homer to help Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 before a crowd of 10,493, the smallest at Safeco Field since the ballpark opened 13
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