St. Petersburg, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: No starters named
LINE: Rays--199; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners head to face the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday.
The Rays are 33-30 in home games. Tampa Bay has slugged .428 this season. Austin Meadows leads the team with a .519 slugging percentage, including 46 extra-base hits and 21 home runs.
The Mariners are 26-37 on the road. Seattle has hit 201 home runs this season, sixth in the American League. Daniel Vogelbach leads the club with 27, averaging one every 14 at-bats. The Mariners won the last meeting 9-3. Marco Gonzales notched his 13th victory and Tom Murphy went 3-for-3 with two home runs and four RBIs for Seattle. Brendan McKay took his third loss for Tampa Bay.
TOP PERFORMERS: Meadows leads the Rays with 60 RBIs and is batting .277. Tommy Pham is 7-for-26 with a double, three home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 7-3, .217 batting average, 2.90 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Mariners: 5-5, .257 batting average, 3.48 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs
Rays Injuries: Blake Snell: (elbow), Tyler Glasnow: (forearm), Yonny Chirinos: (finger), Anthony Banda: (elbow), Tommy Pham: (hand), Avisail Garcia: (right oblique), Joey Wendle: (wrist), Brandon Lowe: (leg), Yandy Diaz: (foot).
Mariners Injuries: Arodys Vizcaino: (shoulder), Connor Sadzeck: (elbow), Felix Hernandez: (shoulder), Brandon Brennan: (right shoulder), Chasen Bradford: (forearm), Dan Altavilla: (forearm), Austin Adams: (shoulder), Domingo Santana: (elbow), Mitch Haniger: (testicle), Braden Bishop: (neck), Ryon Healy: (back).