Seattle; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Adalberto Mondesi and the Royals will take on Seattle at T-Mobile Park.
The Mariners are 13-22 on their home turf. Seattle has slugged .451, good for third in the American League. Daniel Vogelbach leads the club with a .538 slugging percentage, including 26 extra-base hits and 17 home runs.
The Royals are 9-25 on the road. Kansas City hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .305 this season, led by Whit Merrifield with a mark of .347. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 5-5, .247 batting average, 5.67 ERA, outscored by two runs
Royals: 4-6, .232 batting average, 3.68 ERA, outscored by two runs
Mariners Injuries: Arodys Vizcaino: 60-day IL (shoulder), Sam Tuivailala: 60-day IL (achilles/shoulder), Hunter Strickland: 60-day IL (lat), Connor Sadzeck: 10-day IL (elbow), Felix Hernandez: 10-day IL (shoulder), Brandon Brennan: 10-day IL (shoulder), Chasen Bradford: 10-day IL (forearm), Mitch Haniger: 10-day IL (testicle), Braden Bishop: 10-day IL (neck), Ryon Healy: 10-day IL (back).