Mariners sink Pirates
The Seattle Mariners shutout the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 Thursday night at Safeco Field, and clinched the three-game set.
Seattle won the game as –200 favorites, while the final score fell UNDER the posted over/under (9).
Ichiro Suzuki was 2-for-4 with one RBI for the Mariners. Felix Hernandez pitched eight shutout innings for the win, and J.J. Putz picked up his 20th save.
Jason Bay had two of the Pirates six hits, and John Van Benschoten allowed six hits and three runs in the loss.