Brad Penny Tagged With Loss in Tigers-Mariners Match
Seattle got a 7-2 victory over Detroit on Thursday, with Michael Pineda earning the victory and helping Mariners moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Mariners were rewarded as +108 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Michael Pineda earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Luis Rodriguez in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Brad Penny worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brennan Boesch in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 12 hits, while Detroit only had 5.
Seattle looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.