Kikuchi expected to start for Seattle against New York
Seattle; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle and New York will square off on Tuesday.
The Mariners are 29-38 in home games. Seattle has hit 210 home runs this season, fifth in the American League. Daniel Vogelbach leads them with 28, averaging one every 13.9 at-bats.
The Yankees have gone 37-27 away from home. New York has slugged .489, good for second in the American League. Gio Urshela leads the club with a .559 slugging percentage, including 49 extra-base hits and 18 home runs. The Yankees won the last meeting 5-4. J.A. Happ recorded his 11th victory and Mike Ford went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs for New York. Tommy Milone registered his eighth loss for Seattle.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 6-4, .242 batting average, 4.09 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs
Yankees: 5-5, .271 batting average, 4.19 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs
Mariners Injuries: Arodys Vizcaino: (shoulder), Connor Sadzeck: (elbow), Brandon Brennan: (shoulder), Chasen Bradford: (forearm/elbow), Dan Altavilla: (forearm), Austin Adams: (shoulder), Domingo Santana: (elbow), Mitch Haniger: (testicle), Braden Bishop: (neck), Ryon Healy: (back).
Yankees Injuries: Stephen Tarpley: (elbow), Cameron Maybin: (wrist), Greg Bird: (foot), Edwin Encarnacion: (wrist), Thairo Estrada: (hamstring), Luke Voit: (hernia), Jacoby Ellsbury: (hip), Aaron Hicks: (elbow), Giancarlo Stanton: (knee), Luis Severino: (shoulder), Jake Barrett: (elbow), Dellin Betances: (shoulder), David Hale: (spine), Ben Heller: (elbow), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: (elbow), Miguel Andujar: (labrum).