Rays play the Mariners on home winning streak

Wed, Jun 26, 2024
MLB News (AP)

Rays play the Mariners on home winning streak

Seattle Mariners (45-37, first in the AL West) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (40-40, fourth in the AL East)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Wednesday, 12:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: George Kirby (6-5, 3.47 ERA, 0.99 WHIP, 89 strikeouts); Rays: Ryan Pepiot (4-4, 4.61 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 75 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Mariners -118, Rays -101; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays will try to keep their three-game home win streak intact when they face the Seattle Mariners.

Tampa Bay has a 40-40 record overall and a 21-23 record at home. The Rays are 29-16 in games when they record at least eight hits.

Seattle is 45-37 overall and 18-25 in road games. The Mariners have a 25-8 record in games when they did not allow a home run.

The teams match up Wednesday for the third time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Isaac Paredes leads the Rays with a .275 batting average, and has 15 doubles, 12 home runs, 31 walks and 41 RBI. Yandy Diaz is 16-for-46 with three home runs and nine RBI over the last 10 games.

Caleb Raleigh ranks third on the Mariners with 21 extra base hits (eight doubles and 13 home runs). Mitch Garver is 6-for-34 with two doubles, three home runs and eight RBI over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 7-3, .271 batting average, 4.34 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs

Mariners: 4-6, .211 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored by four runs

INJURIES: Rays: Brandon Lowe: day-to-day (toe), Amed Rosario: day-to-day (face), Richard Lovelady: 15-Day IL (forearm), Jacob Waguespack: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Jeffrey Springs: 60-Day IL (elbow), Drew Rasmussen: 60-Day IL (elbow), Shane McClanahan: 60-Day IL (forearm)

Mariners: Bryan Woo: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Gabe Speier: 15-Day IL (rotator cuff), Sam Haggerty: 60-Day IL (achilles), Matt Brash: 60-Day IL (elbow), Gregory Santos: 60-Day IL (lat), Jackson Kowar: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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

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