Seattle vs Texas Wrap - Seattle Wins 21-8
Texas pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Justin Smoak and it cost them dearly in a 21-8 loss on Wednesday at Rangers Ballpark.
Bettors who backed the Mariners were rewarded as +215 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Seattle got 6 innings from Blake Beavan, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Mariners got 6 RBIs from Justin Smoak in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 1 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alberto Gonzalez in a losing cause.
Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 20-13 advantage in hits.
Hisashi Iwakuma pitched the final 3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 5 hits in his outing.
Next game, Seattle takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Texas, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.