Mariners edge Rays
|Mariners edge Rays|
Jose Lopez's dinger in the top of the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners past the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Seattle won as +100 road underdogs, while the game played UNDER the 8.5-run total listed by sportsbooks.
Ichiro Suzuki hit a two-run blast for the Mariners, as Miguel Batista picked up the win in relief of starter Ryan Rowland-Smith for Seattle.
B.J. Upton was 2-for-4 with two runs batted in for Tampa Bay, while Dan Wheeler was tagged with the loss after allowing Lopez's dinger in the top of the eighth inning.