Mariners take on the Astros in division matchup
Houston; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Division rivals Houston and Seattle will play on Thursday.
The Astros are 42-15 against teams from the AL West. The Houston pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 3.73. Justin Verlander leads the team with a 2.61 ERA.
The Mariners have gone 25-41 against division opponents. Seattle has a team on-base percentage of .319, led by Omar Narvaez with a mark of .356.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 7-3, .274 batting average, 3.54 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 runs
Mariners: 3-7, .209 batting average, 4.48 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Mariners Injuries: Arodys Vizcaino: (shoulder), Connor Sadzeck: (elbow), Chasen Bradford: (forearm/elbow), Domingo Santana: (elbow), Mitch Haniger: (testicle), Ryon Healy: (back), J.P. Crawford: (hamstring).