Heaney scheduled to start as Los Angeles hosts Seattle

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Seattle Mariners (48-43, third in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (45-44, fourth in the AL West)

Anaheim, California; Friday, 9:38 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Chris Flexen (8-3, 3.51 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 63 strikeouts) Angels: Andrew Heaney (5-6, 5.38 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 94 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners head to play the Los Angeles Angels on Friday.

The Angels are 26-20 on their home turf. Los Angeles hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .314 this season, led by Shohei Ohtani with a mark of .352.

The Mariners are 19-23 on the road. The Seattle offense has compiled a .216 batting average as a team this season, J.P. Crawford leads the team with a mark of .280.

The Angels won the last meeting 7-1. Jose Suarez recorded his fourth victory and David Fletcher went 4-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs for Los Angeles. Yohan Ramirez took his first loss for Seattle.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ohtani leads the Angels with 55 extra base hits and is batting .276.

Crawford leads the Mariners with 92 hits and is batting .280.

LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 7-3, .278 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs

Mariners: 6-4, .199 batting average, 3.66 ERA, outscored by three runs

INJURIES: Angels: Luke Bard: (hip), Justin Upton: (back), Mike Trout: (calf), Dexter Fowler: (knee), Anthony Rendon: (hamstring), Franklin Barreto: (right elbow).

Mariners: Justus Sheffield: (undisclosed), Casey Sadler: (shoulder), James Paxton: (left forearm), Ljay Newsome: (elbow), Andres Munoz: (elbow), Nick Margevicius: (shoulder), Ken Giles: (elbow), Justin Dunn: (shoulder), Kyle Lewis: (knee), Sam Haggerty: (shoulder), Evan White: (hip), Kyle Seager: (lower body).

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

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