Erasmo Ramirez vs Chris Archer Battle Sees Tampa Bay Fall 5-4
Tampa Bay pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Brad Miller and it cost them dearly in a 5-4 loss on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.
The Mariners were a +168 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Erasmo Ramirez earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Brad Miller in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Chris Archer worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
Seattle outhit their counterparts 12-8 in the game.
Danny Farquhar pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.