Oakland vs Seattle Wrap - Seattle Wins 6-3
Raul Ibanez swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Mariners defeated Oakland 6-3 at Safeco Field.
Seattle was an underdog by +141 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Seattle got 5 1/3 innings from Jeremy Bonderman, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. Oliver Perez earned the victory, while the Mariners got 3 RBIs from Raul Ibanez in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Jarrod Parker worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Seth Smith in a losing cause.
Oakland enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Next game, Seattle takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Oakland, they head home to face Cincinnati.