Means, Orioles to take on Kikuchi, Mariners

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Baltimore Orioles (14-16, fifth in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (17-14, second in the AL West)

Seattle; Wednesday, 3:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: John Means (3-0, 1.70 ERA, .84 WHIP, 38 strikeouts) Mariners: Yusei Kikuchi (1-1, 4.40 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 27 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -120, Orioles +102; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Seattle and Baltimore will meet on Wednesday.

The Mariners are 9-7 on their home turf. The Seattle offence has compiled a .206 batting average as a team this season, Mitch Haniger leads the team with a mark of .261.

The Orioles are 10-6 on the road. Baltimore has hit 30 home runs as a team this season. Cedric Mullins leads the team with five, averaging one every 23.6 at-bats.

The Mariners won the last meeting 5-2. Rafael Montero earned his third victory and Kyle Lewis went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs for Seattle. Travis Lakins Sr. registered his third loss for Baltimore.

TOP PERFORMERS: Haniger leads the Mariners with eight home runs and has 23 RBIs.

Mullins leads the Orioles with 38 hits and has 11 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 4-6, .183 batting average, 3.87 ERA, outscored by seven runs

Orioles: 6-4, .234 batting average, 3.84 ERA, outscored opponents by one run

INJURIES: Mariners: Casey Sadler: (right shoulder), James Paxton: (left forearm), Andres Munoz: (elbow), Nick Margevicius: (left shoulder), Marco Gonzales: (forearm), Ken Giles: (elbow), Jake Fraley: (left hamstring), Shed Long Jr.: (shin).

Orioles: Mac Sceroler: (shoulder), Hunter Harvey: (oblique), DJ Stewart: (back), Anthony Santander: (ankle), Chris Davis: (back).

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

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