Recap - Seattle Defeats Tampa Bay 2-1
|Recap - Seattle Defeats Tampa Bay 2-1|
Tampa Bay dropped a 2-1 decision at Tropicana Field on Sunday as Seattle legged out a win behind winning pitcher Blake Beavan.
Seattle was an underdog by +175 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Blake Beavan earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jesus Montero in the win.
Tampa Bay got an 8-inning outing from Matt Moore in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Matthew Joyce had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
The game was closed out by Tom Wilhelmsen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Seattle heads into a battle against New York. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Baltimore.