Hernandez expected to start for the Mariners against the White Sox
Seattle; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Both Chicago and Seattle are looking for a series win with a victory.
The Mariners are 31-42 on their home turf. Seattle has slugged .433 this season. Kyle Seager leads the team with a .497 slugging percentage, including 41 extra-base hits and 22 home runs.
The White Sox are 30-43 on the road. Chicago has slugged .406 this season. Yoan Moncada leads the team with a .536 slugging percentage, including 55 extra-base hits and 23 home runs. The White Sox won the last meeting 9-7. Josh Osich notched his third victory and Moncada went 3-for-5 with a double, a triple and four RBIs for Chicago. Yusei Kikuchi took his 10th loss for Seattle.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 2-8, .203 batting average, 7.34 ERA, outscored by 40 runs
White Sox: 5-5, .285 batting average, 5.16 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Mariners Injuries: Arodys Vizcaino: (shoulder), Connor Sadzeck: (elbow), Chasen Bradford: (forearm/elbow), Domingo Santana: (elbow), Mitch Haniger: (testicle), Jake Fraley: (thumb), Ryon Healy: (back).