Yankees bring 1-0 series advantage over Mariners into game 2

Tue, Aug 2, 2022
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Yankees bring 1-0 series advantage over Mariners into game 2

Seattle Mariners (55-49, second in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (70-34, first in the AL East)

New York; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Logan Gilbert (10-4, 2.85 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 118 strikeouts); Yankees: Jameson Taillon (10-2, 3.72 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 92 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -163, Mariners +139; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees play the Seattle Mariners, leading the series 1-0.

New York is 70-34 overall and 41-13 in home games. Yankees hitters have a collective .446 slugging percentage to lead MLB.

Seattle has gone 28-26 on the road and 55-49 overall. The Mariners are sixth in the AL with 112 total home runs, averaging 1.1 per game.

The teams square off Tuesday for the second time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Aaron Judge leads the Yankees with 60 extra base hits (17 doubles and 43 home runs). Anthony Rizzo is 9-for-33 with a double, four home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 6-4, .253 batting average, 3.72 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs

Mariners: 4-6, .204 batting average, 4.97 ERA, outscored by 18 runs

INJURIES: Yankees: Luis Severino: 60-Day IL (lat), Miguel Castro: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Giancarlo Stanton: 10-Day IL (achilles), Michael King: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

  • Mariners: Julio Rodriguez: 10-Day IL (wrist), Ty France: day-to-day (wrist), Dylan Moore: 10-Day IL (back), Tommy Milone: 15-Day IL (neck), Diego Castillo: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Ken Giles: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tom Murphy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Taylor Trammell: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Evan White: 60-Day IL (hernia), Mitch Haniger: 60-Day IL (ankle), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

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