Recap - Seattle Defeats Kansas City 4-1
|Recap - Seattle Defeats Kansas City 4-1|
Seattle got a 4-1 victory over Kansas City on Thursday, with Jason Vargas earning the victory and helping Mariners moneyline bettors cash out.
Seattle was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jason Vargas earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Justin Smoak in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Melky Cabrera in a losing cause.
Seattle outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
Brandon League pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.