Mariners face Rays on losing streak


Tampa Bay Rays (18-10, second in AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (12-16, third in AL West)

Seattle; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PROBABLE PITCH: Radius: to be determined; Sailors: George Kirby (0-0)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK RANGE: Spokes -137, Sailors +116; over/under is 7 1/2 points

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners are looking to end their six-game losing streak when they face the Tampa Bay Rays.

Seattle is 7-5 in home games and 12-16 overall. The Mariners are 3-5 in games decided by one point.

Tampa Bay is 9-7 at home and 18-10 overall. The Rays are 8-2 in games while not giving up a home run.

The teams will face off on Sunday for the seventh time this season. The Rays have a 5-1 lead in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ty France has three doubles and five home runs while hitting .324 for the Mariners. Eugenio Suarez is 5 for 37 with a triple and three home runs over the last 10 games.

Yandy Diaz has three doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs for the Rays. Mike Zunino is 5 for 22 with three homers in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Mariners: 1-9, .216 batting average, 5.25 ERA, outscored by 21 runs

Rays: 8-2, .256 batting average, 3.56 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 points

INJURIES: Mariners: Tom Murphy: 10 day SUI (shoulder), Matt Festa: 15 day SUI (right elbow), Mitch Haniger: 10 day SUI (ankle), Evan White: 60 day SUI (sports hernia), Casey Sadler: IL 60 days (shoulder), Sergio Romo: IL 10 days (shoulder), Kyle Lewis: IL 10 days (knee), Ken Giles: IL 10 days (finger)

Spokes: Phoenix Sanders: IL 15 days (back), Ji-Man Choi: IL 10 days (elbow), Chris Mazza: IL 10 days (back), Shane Baz: IL 60 days (elbow), Luis Patino: 60 days IL (oblique), JT Chargois: 10 days IL (oblique), Brendan McKay: 60 days IL (shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: 60 days IL (lat), Tyler Glasnow: 60 days IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60 days IL (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60 days IL (elbow)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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