Rangers look to stop 7-game skid against Mariners
By The Associated Press
Texas Rangers (50-49, fourth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (40-62, fifth in the AL West)
Seattle; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Adrian Sampson (6-6, 4.92 ERA) Mariners: Marco Gonzales (10-8, 4.48 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Texas enters the matchup as losers of their last seven games.
The Mariners are 20-34 against AL West opponents. Seattle has hit 166 home runs this season, fourth in the American League. Daniel Vogelbach leads the team with 23, averaging one every 12.9 at-bats.
The Rangers are 22-27 against AL West Division opponents. Texas has a collective on-base percentage of .321, led by Joey Gallo with a mark of .382.
TOP PERFORMERS: Domingo Santana leads the Mariners with 107 hits and has 65 RBIs. Omar Narvaez is 13-for-33 with four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Seattle.
Elvis Andrus leads the Rangers with 104 hits and is batting .289. Danny Santana is 19-for-39 with four doubles, four home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Texas.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 2-8, .237 batting average, 6.99 ERA, outscored by 38 runs
Rangers: 3-7, .208 batting average, 6.73 ERA, outscored by 30 runs
Mariners Injuries: Arodys Vizcaino: 60-day IL (shoulder), Hunter Strickland: 60-day IL (lat), Connor Sadzeck: 10-day IL (elbow), Felix Hernandez: 10-day IL (shoulder), Brandon Brennan: 10-day IL (shoulder), Chasen Bradford: 60-day IL (forearm), Dan Altavilla: 10-day IL (forearm), Austin Adams: 10-day IL (shoulder), Mitch Haniger: 10-day IL (testicle), Braden Bishop: 10-day IL (neck), Ryon Healy: 10-day IL (back).
Rangers Injuries: Edinson Volquez: 60-day IL (elbow), Jeffrey Springs: 60-day IL (biceps), Yohander Mendez: 60-day IL (elbow), Shawn Kelley: day-to-day (undisclosed), Taylor Hearn: 60-day IL (elbow), Luke Farrell: 60-day IL (jaw), Kyle Dowdy: 10-day IL (elbow), Jesse Biddle: 10-day IL (shoulder).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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