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Can the Astros be perfect for the remainder of the season to make the playoffs? Probably not.

Houston Astros v Seattle Mariners Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Houston Astros (76-70) vs. Seattle Mariners (78-68), September 16-18, 2016

The Astros playoff chances are on life support after another poor showing against the Texas Rangers. Now Houston heads west for another chapter of late night baseball against the Mariners. Seattle is one of the hottest teams in baseball, coming to the game with a 9-1 record. Here is how to watch:

Pitching Matchups & TV schedule

Friday

RHP Collin McHugh (10-10, 4.86 ERA, 1.49 WHIP) vs. RHP Felix Hernandez (11-5, 3.58 ERA, 1.28 WHIP)

Time: 9:10 p.m. CT
TV: ROOT SPORTS Southwest
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

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Saturday

RHP Mike Fiers (10-7, 4.64 ERA, 1.39 WHIP) vs. LHP James Paxton (4-6, 3.97 ERA, 1.38 WHIP)

Time: 8:10 p.m. CT
TV: ROOT SPORTS Southwest
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

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Sunday

RHP Doug Fister (12-11, 4.17 ERA, 1.38 WHIP) vs. LHP Ariel Miranda (4-1, 4.10 ERA, 1.27 WHIP)

Time: 3:10 p.m. CT
TV: ROOT SPORTS Southwest
Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)

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Series Snapshot

Split records: Astros — 35-37 on the road; Mariners — 40-31 at home

Run differential: Astros — +40; Mariners — +55

Runs scored per game: Astros — 4.57; Mariners — 4.79

OPS+: Astros — 104 (5th best in MLB); Mariners — 107 (2nd)

wRC+: Astros — 101 (9th); Mariners — 107 (2nd)

Runs allowed per game: Astros — 4.29; Mariners — 4.42

ERA+: Astros — 99 (19th); Mariners — 101 (14th)

Last 10 games: Astros — 4-6; Mariners — 9-1

2016 head-to-head record: 8-5, Astros

2015 head-to-head: 12-7, Astros