Seattle vs Oakland Final: 3-2 - Recap
Jason Vargas reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Athletics en route to a 3-2 win over Oakland on Tuesday at Safeco Field.
The Mariners were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Seattle got 6 2/3 innings from Jason Vargas, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 10. Charlie Furbush earned the victory, while the Mariners got 1 RBI from Franklin Gutierrez in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Travis Blackley worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brandon Hicks in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 7 hits, while Oakland only had 5.
The game was closed out by Tom Wilhelmsen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.