Danny Farquhar Tagged With Loss in Mariners-Royals Match
Dustin Ackley swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs but it wasn't enough as Royals defeated Seattle 9-7 at Safeco Field.
Kansas City won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Louis Coleman earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Alcides Escobar in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Roenis Elias worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Dustin Ackley in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 12 hits, while Seattle only had 11.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For Seattle, they head home to face Tampa Bay.