Seattle vs Kansas City Game Final 4-1 - Jason Vargas Earns Win
Seattle got a 4-1 victory over Kansas City on Thursday, with Jason Vargas earning the victory and helping Mariners moneyline bettors cash out.
Seattle was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Jason Vargas earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Mike Carp in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luis Mendoza worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.
Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-2 advantage in hits.
Tom Wilhelmsen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.