Mariners hold off Royals
|Mariners hold off Royals|
Russell Branyan went 2-for-4 with two runs batted in, as the Seattle Mariners edged the Kansas City Royals 7-6 on Tuesday night.
Seattle cashed as -115 road favorites as the game played OVER the 9-run total set by sportsbooks.
Jose Lopez also drove in a pair of runs for the Mariners, while Shawn Kelley got the win after relieving Seattle starter Ryan Rowland-Smith.
Yuniesky Betancourt was 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Kansas City, as Jamey Wright was tagged with the loss for the Royals after coming into the game for starter Luke Hochevar.