Seattle vs Houston Wrap - Seattle Wins 8-7
Seattle moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of an 8-7 win against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Mariners were rewarded as -102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Brandon Maurer earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Willie Bloomquist in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Collin McHugh worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Castro in a losing cause.
Seattle outhit their counterparts 12-11 in the game.
The game was closed out by Danny Farquhar who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 3 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Seattle looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Oakland. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.