Jason Vargas Earns Win in Seattle vs Oakland Game
Jason Vargas reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Athletics en route to a 4-2 win over Oakland on Monday at Safeco Field.
The Mariners were a +122 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Seattle got 8 innings from Jason Vargas , who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Mariners got 3 RBIs from Justin Smoak in the win.
Oakland got an 8-inning outing from Brandon McCarthy in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Hideki Matsui had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Seattle outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
Brandon League pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.