New York Tops Seattle 4-1 - Recap
C.C. Sabathia reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 14 Mariners en route to a 4-1 win over Seattle on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -290 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
C.C. Sabathia earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 14, walking 3, and allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Derek Jeter in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Doug Fister worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Brendan Ryan in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Seattle only had 1.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.