Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners meet in game 2 of series

September 28, 2022 GMT

Texas Rangers (66-87, fourth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (83-70, second in the AL West)

Seattle; Wednesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Martin Perez (12-6, 2.90 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 164 strikeouts); Mariners: George Kirby (0-0, 19.29 ERA, 4.29 WHIP, one strikeout)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -160, Rangers +140; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers play the Seattle Mariners with a 1-0 series lead.

Seattle has a 39-33 record at home and an 83-70 record overall. The Mariners have the fifth-ranked team ERA in the AL at 3.57.

Texas is 66-87 overall and 34-42 on the road. The Rangers are 43-18 in games when they scored five or more runs.

The matchup Wednesday is the 18th time these teams square off this season. The Mariners have a 12-5 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: J.P. Crawford has 24 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 41 RBI for the Mariners. Carlos Santana is 6-for-38 with two doubles and two home runs over the last 10 games.

ADVERTISEMENT

Marcus Semien has 31 doubles, five triples and 24 home runs for the Rangers. Corey Seager is 10-for-39 with four doubles, two home runs and six RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 3-7, .215 batting average, 4.93 ERA, outscored by six runs

Rangers: 4-6, .219 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored by seven runs

INJURIES: Mariners: Julio Rodriguez: 10-Day IL (back), Ryan Borucki: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tom Murphy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Rangers: Corey Seager: day-to-day (arm), Brett Martin: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Dane Dunning: 15-Day IL (hip), Nick Solak: 60-Day IL (foot), Brad Miller: 60-Day IL (hip), Josh Sborz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Spencer Howard: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Mitch Garver: 60-Day IL (forearm), Eli White: 60-Day IL (wrist)

___

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