Jeff Francis Tagged With Loss in Mariners-Royals Match
Seattle grabbed a 7-3 win over Kansas City on Friday, as Blake Beavan was credited with a win at Safeco Field.
Seattle was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Seattle got 6 1/3 innings from Blake Beavan, who gave up 3 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Mariners got 2 RBIs from Ichiro Suzuki in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeff Francis worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
Seattle outhit their counterparts 15-10 in the game.