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Jeff Francis Tagged With Loss in Royals-Mariners Match

Seattle got 6 innings of work from Michael Pineda en route to a 3-2 victory over Kansas City on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Mariners were a +111 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Seattle got 6 innings from Michael Pineda, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Mariners got 2 RBIs from Brendan Ryan in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeff Francis worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.

Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-5 advantage in hits.

Brandon League pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.

Next game, Seattle takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head home to face Cleveland.