Blake Beavan Tagged With Loss in Mariners-Astros Match
Seattle dropped an 8-3 decision at Safeco Field on Wednesday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brad Peacock.
The Astros were a +155 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Brad Peacock earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chris Carter in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Blake Beavan worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Kelly Shoppach in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 15 hits, while Seattle only had 6.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Seattle, they head home to face Texas.