Seattle Drops Oakland 8-7 - Match Report
Seattle moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of an 8-7 win against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.
Seattle won as a -117 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Felix Hernandez earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 6 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chone Figgins in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Coco Crisp in a losing cause.
Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-9 advantage in hits.
Brandon League pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Seattle looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas City.