Seattle; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: TBD; Mariners: Luis Castillo (14-8, 3.24 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 215 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Mariners -115, Rangers -105; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners bring a 2-0 lead into the next game of the series against the Texas Rangers.
Seattle has a 44-35 record in home games and an 87-73 record overall. The Mariners have the second-best team ERA in MLB play at 3.76.
Texas has gone 39-40 on the road and 89-71 overall. The Rangers have the highest team slugging percentage in the AL at .455.
Saturday's game is the 12th time these teams square off this season. The Rangers hold an 8-3 advantage in the season series.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 5-5, .235 batting average, 4.24 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
Rangers: 7-3, .238 batting average, 4.33 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 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