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.