Joe Saunders Earns Win in Seattle vs Houston Game
Houston couldn't get its offense rolling against Joe Saunders in a 3-0 loss to Seattle in baseball action on Monday.
The Mariners were a -163 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Joe Saunders earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Kendry Morales in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Philip Humber worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Dominguez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 7 hits, while Seattle only had 5.
The game was closed out by Tom Wilhelmsen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.