Seattle Tops Cleveland 4-1 - Recap
Seattle got a 4-1 victory over Cleveland on Wednesday, with Jason Vargas earning the victory and helping Mariners moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Mariners were rewarded as -122 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Jason Vargas earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Chone Figgins in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Derek Lowe worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 8 hits, while Cleveland only had 4.
Brandon League pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.