Recap - Seattle Defeats Oakland 7-5
|Recap - Seattle Defeats Oakland 7-5|
Seattle used a 2-HR day from Brad Miller on Saturday at Safeco Field as the Mariners defeated Oakland 7-5 in baseball action.
Seattle won as a +137 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Brandon Maurer earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Brad Miller in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Jarrod Parker worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jed Lowrie in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 10 hits, while Seattle only had 7.
The game was closed out by Danny Farquhar who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.