Nick Tepesch vs Brandon Maurer Battle Sees Texas Fall 4-3
Seattle grabbed a 4-3 win over Texas on Sunday, as Brandon Maurer was credited with a win at Safeco Field.
The Mariners were a +120 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Seattle got 6 innings from Brandon Maurer, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Mariners got 1 RBI from Raul Ibanez in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Nick Tepesch worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Lance Berkman in a losing cause.
Seattle outhit their counterparts 10-6 in the game.
Tom Wilhelmsen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Seattle takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Texas, they head on the road to face Chicago.