Mariners topple Angels

Mariners topple Angels

The Seattle Mariners rallied with three runs in the third inning to defeat the LA Angels 5-2 Friday night in the opener of a three-game set at Angel Stadium.

Seattle won the game as +160 underdogs, while the seven runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).

Ichiro Suzuki went 2-for-5 at the plate and drove in one run for the Mariners. Jason Vargas threw 6 1-3 innings for the win, and David Aardsma collected his seventh save of the season.

Juan Rivera went 3-for-4 at the plate with a solo home run. John Lackey surrendered 10 hits and five runs over 7 1-3 innings in the loss.