Jackson, Rays shut down Mariners
Edwin Jackson combined on a three-hit shutout Thursday as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Seattle Mariners 7-0 and ended a four-game losing skid.
Tampa Bay won the game as -135 favorites at Tropicana Field, while the seven runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).
Mike DeFelice was 2-for-4 at the plate with three RBIs to lift the Rays. Jackson ran his record to 2-0 with the victory.
Adrian Beltre had two hits in the loss for Seattle, and Miguel Batista surrendered four runs off eight hits in six innings to suffer the loss.