Seattle Tops Tampa Bay 8-2 - Recap
Carlos Peguero swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 4 runs as his Mariners defeated Tampa Bay 8-2 at Safeco Field.
The Mariners were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Seattle got 7 innings from Felix Hernandez, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 11. He earned the victory, while the Mariners got 4 RBIs from Carlos Peguero in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher James Shields worked 4 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matthew Joyce in a losing cause.
Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-8 advantage in hits.