BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers, on a four-game losing streak, take on the Seattle Mariners.
Seattle had a 90-72 record overall and a 46-35 record in home games last season. The Mariners pitching staff had a collective 4.30 ERA last season while averaging 8.3 strikeouts and three walks per nine innings.
Texas went 60-102 overall and 24-57 on the road last season. The Rangers pitching staff had a collective 4.79 ERA last season while averaging 7.8 strikeouts and 3.2 walks per nine innings.
INJURIES: Mariners: Luis Torrens: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Mitch Haniger: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sergio Romo: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Kyle Lewis: 10-Day IL (knee), Evan White: 10-Day IL (sports hernia), Ken Giles: 10-Day IL (finger)
Rangers: Brad Miller: day-to-day (back), Josh Sborz: 10-Day IL (elbow), Dennis Santana: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Spencer Howard: 10-Day IL (blister), Jose Leclerc: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.