Hernandez, Mariners out duel Shields Rays

Hernandez, Mariners out duel Shields Rays

Felix Hernandez whiffed seven batters over seven shutout innings Thursday, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 in the rubber match at Safeco Field.

Seattle won the game as a -110 pick’em, while the team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (7.5).

Ichiro Suzuki belted a solo home run to drive in the only run in the game. Brandon Morrow closed out the ninth to post his fifth save.

James Shields surrendered four hits and one run over 7 1-3 innings in the loss.