The Seattle Mariners remain at home on Saturday night to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The Mariners have won 7 of their last 10 games and are 2nd in the AL West. Seattle is 34-22 on the year and are 17-12 on their home field. The Mariners average 4.4 runs per game which ranks 10th in the MLB.
The Tampa Bay Rays continue their 9 game road trip in Seattle on Seattle. Saturday's game will be the Rays 6th straight road game. Tampa Bay is 17-14 on the road and are 3rd in the AL East. The Rays average 4.2 runs per game which ranks 19th in the MLB.
Marco Gonzalez will make the start on the hill for the Mariners. Gonzales is 5-3 through 11 starts. Gonzales carries a 3.60 ERA with 53 strikeouts and 60 innings of work. Seattle is 13th in the MLB with a team 3.96 ERA.
Chris Archer will climb the mound for Tampa Bay. Archer is 3-3 through 12 starts with a 4.29 ERA. The Tampa Bay Rays rank 15th in the team ERA category.