Seattle; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners face the Texas Rangers with a 2-1 series lead.
Seattle has a 44-36 record in home games and an 87-74 record overall. Mariners hitters have a collective .414 slugging percentage to rank ninth in the AL.
Texas has a 90-71 record overall and a 40-40 record in road games. The Rangers have hit 233 total home runs to lead the AL.
Sunday's game is the 13th time these teams meet this season. The Rangers have a 9-3 advantage in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Julio Rodriguez has a .276 batting average to lead the Mariners, and has 37 doubles, two triples and 32 home runs. J.P. Crawford is 11-for-39 with three home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 4-6, .226 batting average, 4.66 ERA, outscored by four runs
Rangers: 7-3, .238 batting average, 4.13 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs
INJURIES: Mariners: Emerson Hancock: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tom Murphy: 10-Day IL (thumb), Marco Gonzales: 60-Day IL (forearm), Penn Murfee: 60-Day IL (elbow), Robbie Ray: 60-Day IL (flexor), Easton McGee: 60-Day IL (forearm), Evan White: 60-Day IL (adductor)
Rangers: Jon Gray: 15-Day IL (forearm), Ian Kennedy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Max Scherzer: 15-Day IL (triceps ), Brad Miller: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Jacob deGrom: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Odorizzi: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Brett Martin: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
The Associated Press