Tampa Bay Downed 9-6 By Seattle - J.P. Howell Takes Loss
Seattle grabbed a 9-6 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday, as Jamey Wright was credited with a win at Safeco Field.
The Mariners were a -143 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Jamey Wright earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Miguel Olivo in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Wade Davis worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Johnny Damon in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-11 advantage in hits.
Brandon League pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Seattle looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.