Seattle Drops Tampa Bay 2-1 - Match Report
Seattle grabbed a 2-1 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday, as Jason Vargas was credited with a win at Tropicana Field.
Seattle was an underdog by +136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Seattle got 6 innings from Jason Vargas, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Mariners got 2 RBIs from Michael Saunders in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Alex Cobb worked 2 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jeff Keppinger in a losing cause.
Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Tom Wilhelmsen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.