Seattle Tops Oakland 1-0 - Recap
Seattle got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 1-0 victory over Oakland on Thursday at Safeco Field.
Seattle was favored by -147 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Seattle got 7 2/3 innings from Felix Hernandez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Mariners got 1 RBI from Adam Kennedy in the win.
Oakland got an 8-inning outing from Brandon McCarthy in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 1 walk and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Willingham had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 5-4 advantage in hits.
Brandon League pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.