Seattle Mariners (11-7, second in AL West) vs Tampa Bay Rays (10-8, third in AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Thursday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
Pitching Probables: Mariners: Chris Flexon (1-2, 3.63 ERA, 1.15 whips, 11 strikeouts); Rays: Jeffrey Springs (1-0, .00 ERA, .71 WHIP, nine strikeouts)
fanduel sportsbook Line: Rays-135, Mariners +114; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
Bottom line: The Tampa Bay Rays and Seattle Mariners meet on Thursday, in a three-game series draw at 1-1.
Tampa Bay has a 10-8 record on aggregate and a 7-5 record in home games. The pitcher of rays has a mass of 3.21 epochs, which ranks third in the AL.
Seattle is 11-7 on aggregate and 7-2 in home games. Mariners hitters have a collective .330 on-base percentage, which ranks second in the AL.
The teams will match for the third time this season on Thursday.
Top Performer: Vander Franco has four home runs, two walks and 12 RBIs, while hitting .319 for the Rays. Randy Arozrena is 8-for-39 in the last 10 matches with four doubles and three RBIs.
Ty France is second on the Mariners with eight extra base hits (three doubles and five home runs). JP Crawford is 11-for-36 in the last 10 matches with one double, one triple, three home runs and eight RBIs.
Last 10 games: Rays: 6-4, .235 batting average, 2.54 ERA, beat opponents by 10 runs
Mariners: 7-3, .249 batting average, 2.93 ERA, beat opponents by 18 runs
Injuries: Rays: Mike Zunino: Day-Day (Biceps), Francisco Mejia: 10-Day IL (Covid-19), Chris Mazza: 10-Day IL (Back), Shane Baz: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Luis Patino: 60-Day IL (Slant), JT Chargois: 10-Day IL (Slant), Ryan Yarbrough: 10-Day IL (Groin), Brendan McKay: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: 60-Day IL (latitude), Tyler Glasnow: 60-day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60-day IL (elbow), Cunt Chirrinos: 60-day IL (elbow)
Mariners: Marco Gonzales: Days to Day (Wrist), Paul Seewald: 10-Day IL (Unknown), Mitch Heniger: 10-Day IL (Covid-19), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Sergio Romo: 10-day IL (shoulder), Kelly Lewis: 10-day IL (knee), Evan White: 10-day IL (sports hernia), Ken Giles: 10-day IL (finger)