Mariners enter matchup against the Rays on losing streak
Tampa Bay Rays (18-10, second in the AL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (12-16, third in the AL West)
Seattle; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: TBD; Mariners: George Kirby (0-0)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -137, Mariners +116; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners aim to stop their six-game losing streak when they play the Tampa Bay Rays.
Seattle is 7-5 in home games and 12-16 overall. The Mariners have a 3-5 record in games decided by one run.
Tampa Bay has a 9-7 record at home and an 18-10 record overall. The Rays have gone 8-2 in games when they did not give up a home run.
The teams match up Sunday for the seventh time this season. The Rays are ahead 5-1 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ty France has three doubles and five home runs while hitting .324 for the Mariners. Eugenio Suarez is 5-for-37 with a triple and three home runs over the past 10 games.
Yandy Diaz has three doubles, two home runs and seven RBI for the Rays. Mike Zunino is 5-for-22 with three home runs over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 1-9, .216 batting average, 5.25 ERA, outscored by 21 runs
Rays: 8-2, .256 batting average, 3.56 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs
INJURIES: Mariners: Tom Murphy: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Matt Festa: 15-Day IL (right elbow), Mitch Haniger: 10-Day IL (ankle), Evan White: 60-Day IL (sports hernia), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sergio Romo: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Kyle Lewis: 10-Day IL (knee), Ken Giles: 10-Day IL (finger)
Rays: Phoenix Sanders: 15-Day IL (back), Ji-Man Choi: 10-Day IL (elbow), Chris Mazza: 10-Day IL (back), Shane Baz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Luis Patino: 60-Day IL (oblique), JT Chargois: 10-Day IL (oblique), Brendan McKay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: 60-Day IL (lat), Tyler Glasnow: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60-Day IL (elbow)
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