Jeremy Hellickson Tagged With Loss in Mariners-Rays Match
Felix Hernandez reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Rays en route to a 1-0 win over Tampa Bay on Wednesday at Safeco Field.
The Mariners were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Felix Hernandez earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 12, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jesus Montero in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 0 hits from Sam Fuld in a losing cause.
Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 5-0 advantage in hits.
Next game, Seattle takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.