Recap - Seattle Defeats Oakland 8-3
|Recap - Seattle Defeats Oakland 8-3|
Oakland dropped an 8-3 decision at O.co Coliseum on Tuesday as Seattle legged out a win behind winning pitcher Roenis Elias.
Seattle was an underdog by +160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Roenis Elias earned the victory for the Mariners, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Justin Smoak in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Jesse Chavez worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Coco Crisp in a losing cause.
Seattle enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.