Travis Wood vs Hisashi Iwakuma Battle Sees Chicago Fall 5-4
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Chicago was handed a 5-4 defeat against Seattle on Friday at Safeco Field.
Seattle was favored by -154 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Yoervis Medina earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Kendry Morales in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alfonso Soriano in a losing cause.
Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.