Hisashi Iwakuma Earns Win in Seattle vs Los Angeles Game
Los Angeles dropped a 4-3 decision at Safeco Field on Sunday as Seattle legged out a win behind winning pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma.
The Mariners were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Hisashi Iwakuma earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Michael Saunders in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Joe Blanton worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Howie Kendrick in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 8 hits, while Seattle only had 7.
Tom Wilhelmsen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Seattle looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track vs Oakland.