Seattle Mariners (70-58, 2nd in AL West) vs. Detroit Tigers (50-78, 5th in AL Central)
Detroit; Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBES: Mariners: George Kirby (5-3, 3.32 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 102 strikeouts); Tigers: Matt Manning (1-1, 2.37 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 31 strikeouts)
LINE: Sailors -174, Tigers +148; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
SUMMARY: The Detroit Tigers begin a three-game series at home against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday.
Detroit has a 50-78 record overall and a 28-35 record in home games. The Tigers are 37-18 in games when they beat their opponents.
Seattle has a 35-30 record in road games and a 70-58 record overall. The Mariners have gone 28-8 in games when they hit two or more home runs.
Tuesday’s game is the first time these teams have met this season.
TOP PERFORMER: Javier Baez has 24 doubles, two triples and 11 homers for the Tigers. Victor Reyes is 14-to-39 with four doubles, a triple and seven RBI in the last 10 games.
Julio Rodriguez has 21 home runs, 31 walks and 64 RBI while hitting a .264 for the Mariners. Mitch Haniger is 10-for-42 with a double, three homers and eight RBI in his last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 6-4, .269 batting average, 3.48 ERA, 13 runs better than opponents
Mariners: 6-4, .214 batting average, 2.67 ERA, outperformed opponents by 15 carries
INJURIES: Tigers: Javier Baez: Everyday (back), Jonathan Schoop: 10-day IL (ankle), Austin Meadows: 10-day IL (Achilles), Tarik Skubal: 60-day IL (arm), Beau Brieske : 60 days IL (forearm), Rony Garcia: 15 days IL (biceps), Michael Pineda: 15 days IL (triceps), Casey Mize: 60 days IL (elbows), Kyle Funkhouser: 60 days IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull : 60-day IL (elbows), Jake Rogers: 60-day IL (elbows)
Sailors: JP Crawford: Day to Day (chest), Ryan Borucki: 15 days IL (forearm), Matthew Boyd: 60 days IL (elbow), Tom Murphy: 60 days IL (shoulder), Casey Sadler: 60 days IL (shoulder )
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.