Texas Falls 3-1 to Seattle - Recap
Seattle shook off a 11-strikeout performance by Colby Lewis and still managed to post a 3-1 victory over the Rangers on Thursday at Safeco Field.
Bettors who backed the Mariners were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Seattle got 7 2/3 innings from Jason Vargas , who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Mariners got 1 RBI from Ichiro Suzuki in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Colby Lewis worked 8 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 11 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Ian Kinsler in a losing cause.
Seattle outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Brandon League who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Seattle looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.