Seattle Falls 4-2 to Pittsburgh - Recap
Felix Hernandez struck out 11 Pittsburgh batters, but it wasn't enough as the Pirates defeated Seattle 4-2 in MLB action Wednesday.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as +161 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 6.5.
Vincent Mazzaro earned the victory for the Pirates, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Neil Walker in the win.
Seattle got a 7-inning outing from Felix Hernandez in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Nick Franklin had 2 hits in the loss for the Mariners.
The game was closed out by Mark Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Seattle will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.