Recap - Seattle Defeats Oakland 2-1
Seattle grabbed a 2-1 win over Oakland on Monday, as Michael Pineda was credited with a win at Overstock.com Coliseum.
Seattle was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Michael Pineda earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 2 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Justin Smoak in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kurt Suzuki in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Seattle as they had 6 hits, while Oakland only had 3.
Brandon League pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.