Baltimore Orioles at Seattle Mariners
- Title : Baltimore Orioles at Seattle Mariners
The Orioles have dropped 13 of their last 18 games overall against the Mariners, including 13 of their last 16 games on the road in Seattle.
The Baltimore Orioles take on the Seattle Mariners in the second game of a three-game series on Tuesday. Following a 7-5 defeat to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, Baltimore's record fell to 13-15. Baltimore's three-game winning streak came to an end, and the Orioles were unable to sweep the Athletics despite winning one of the first two games of their weekend series. Baltimore sits in last position in the American League East, three and a half games behind first-place Boston.
Cedric Mullins leads Baltimore with a.321 batting average. The center fielder also leads the squad in hits with 35 and on-base percentage with.380. Trey Mancini, Baltimore's right fielder, leads the team in home runs with five and RBIs with 21. In the first 28 games of the season, Baltimore has shot 27 homers. Jorge Lopez will take the mound for Baltimore on Tuesday. The right-hander is 1-3 with a 7.48 ERA, 21 strikeouts, and nine walks.
Following a 2-0 triumph over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, Seattle advanced to 16-13. Justus Sheffield helped drive the Mariners to victory by allowing only two hits in six innings played. Seattle beat Los Angeles in two to three games over the weekend, and the Mariners are one game behind the Athletics for second position in the American League West.
Ty France leads Seattle with a.268 batting average and a.374 on-base percentage, which is the highest on the club. Mitch Haniger, Seattle's right fielder, leads the team in home runs (seven), RBIs (21), and hits (29). In Seattle's first 29 games, he has struck 31 home runs. Justin Dunn will take the mound for Seattle on Tuesday. The right-hander is 1-0 with a 3.98 ERA, 16 strikeouts, and 13 walks in 13 innings pitched.
The Orioles have dropped 13 of their last 18 games overall against the Mariners, including 13 of their last 16 games on the road in Seattle. The Mariners have taken six of their last nine games at home, and their starting staff has been impressive, with a team ERA of 3.84, which ranks 13th in baseball, and opposition batters hitting only.225 against Seattle pitchers. Seattle Mariners win 6-2, according to the final score prediction.
|Start Time||00:00 : 01-Jan-01|