Justin Verlander vs Hisashi Iwakuma Battle Sees Detroit Fall 2-0
Seattle shook off a 12-strikeout performance by Justin Verlander and still managed to post a 2-0 victory over the Tigers on Thursday at Safeco Field.
Seattle was an underdog by +152 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Seattle got 6 innings from Hisashi Iwakuma, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 2. Carter Capps earned the victory, while the Mariners got 1 RBI from Endy Chavez in the win.
Detroit got a 7-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Prince Fielder had 2 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 9 hits, while Detroit only had 5.
Tom Wilhelmsen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Seattle takes its act on the road to face Texas looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.