Mariners cruise past Indians

Mariners cruise past Indians

Three different players homered to help the Seattle Mariners pound the Cleveland Indians 9-4 in the opener of a three-game series at Progressive Field Friday night.

Seattle won the game as +110 underdogs, while the 13 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (9.5).

Jose Lopez belted a two-run homer, while Russell Branyan homered and drove in a pair of runs for the Mariners. Luke French went six innings to earn the win, allowing eight hits and three runs with six strikeouts.

Shin-Soo Choo and Andy Marte drove in a pair of runs for the Indians. David Huff surrendered five runs in just 3 1-3 innings in the loss.