Kwan leads Guardians against the Mariners after 4-hit performance

Tue, Jun 18, 2024
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Kwan leads Guardians against the Mariners after 4-hit performance

Seattle Mariners (43-31, first in the AL West) vs. Cleveland Guardians (44-25, first in the AL Central)

Cleveland; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Bryce Miller (5-5, 3.48 ERA, 0.98 WHIP, 80 strikeouts); Guardians: Triston McKenzie (3-3, 4.10 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 65 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Guardians -118, Mariners -102; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians play the Seattle Mariners after Steven Kwan had four hits on Sunday in a 7-6 loss to the Blue Jays.

Cleveland has a 44-25 record overall and a 21-8 record at home. The Guardians are 15-6 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Seattle is 43-31 overall and 16-19 in road games. The Mariners rank sixth in the AL with 81 total home runs, averaging 1.1 per game.

The teams meet Tuesday for the fourth time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Josh Naylor has nine doubles and 17 home runs for the Guardians. Kwan is 20-for-39 with four doubles and a home run over the last 10 games.

Julio Rodriguez has six doubles and seven home runs for the Mariners. Caleb Raleigh is 8-for-36 with two doubles and a home run over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Guardians: 5-5, .263 batting average, 3.56 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs

Mariners: 7-3, .223 batting average, 3.75 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs

INJURIES: Guardians: Eli Morgan: 15-Day IL (elbow), Gavin Williams: 60-Day IL (elbow), Shane Bieber: 60-Day IL (elbow), Trevor Stephan: 60-Day IL (elbow), James Karinchak: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Mariners: Ty France: 10-Day IL (heel), Gabe Speier: 15-Day IL (rotator cuff), Sam Haggerty: 60-Day IL (achilles), Jorge Polanco: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Matt Brash: 60-Day IL (elbow), Gregory Santos: 60-Day IL (lat), Jackson Kowar: 60-Day IL (elbow)


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