Walker expected to start as Mariners host the Angels
Los Angeles Angels (4-8, fourth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (5-8, third in the AL West)
Seattle; Thursday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Dylan Bundy (1-1, 2.84 ERA, .71 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Mariners: Taijuan Walker (1-1, 4.36 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 9 strikeouts)
LINE: Angels favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Angels face the Seattle Mariners on Thursday.
The Mariners went 27-49 in division play in 2019. Seattle hit .237 as a team last season while averaging 8.1 hits per game.
The Angels went 30-46 in division games in 2019. Los Angeles hit .247 as a team last year while averaging 8.4 hits per game.
The teams meet for the fourth time this year. The season series is tied 2-2.
INJURIES: Mariners: Kendall Graveman: (neck), Brandon Brennan: (oblique), Gerson Bautista: (elbow), Austin Adams: (knee), Mitch Haniger: (back), Tom Murphy: (left foot).
Angels: Dillon Peters: (oblique), Cam Bedrosian: (adductor), Justin Anderson: (elbow), Andrelton Simmons: (left ankle), Shohei Ohtani: (pronator).