Rangers look to end 5-game losing streak against Mariners

1 year 1 week 5 days ago Monday, September 07 2020 Sep 7, 2020 September 07, 2020 1:23 AM September 07, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

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Texas Rangers (13-26, fifth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (18-22, third in the AL West)

Seattle; Monday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Texas: Kolby Allard (0-4, 5.40 ERA) Seattle: Marco Gonzales (4-2, 3.09 ERA)

LINE: Mariners 1; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Texas enters the matchup as losers of their last five games.

The Mariners are 14-16 against the rest of their division. Seattle has a team on-base percentage of .309, led by Kyle Lewis with a mark of .400.

The Rangers have gone 7-14 against division opponents. Texas ranks last in the American League in hitting with a .213 batting average. Isiah Kiner-Falefa leads the team with an average of .295.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Seager leads the Mariners with 16 extra base hits and is slugging .489.

Joey Gallo leads the Rangers with eight home runs and is batting .179.

INJURIES: Mariners: Erik Swanson: (forearm), Andres Munoz: (elbow), Matt Magill: (shoulder), Taylor Guilbeau: (shoulder), Carl Edwards Jr.: (right forearm), Nestor Cortes Jr.: (left elbow), Brandon Brennan: (oblique), Gerson Bautista: (elbow), Mitch Haniger: (back), Tom Murphy: (left foot).

Rangers: Edinson Volquez: (oblique), Joely Rodriguez: (left hamstring), Joe Palumbo: (ulcer), Jose Leclerc: (right shoulder), Corey Kluber: (right shoulder), Brock Burke: (shoulder), Danny Santana: (elbow), Willie Calhoun: (left hamstring), Rougned Odor: (eye).

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

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