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    The Tampa Bay Rays (56-28) visit the Seattle Mariners (38-41) on Friday to start a three-game series, with the first pitch at 10:10 PM ET from T-Mobile Park. The favored Rays (-137) enter the matchup following a series win over the Diamondbacks, and the underdog Mariners (+116) are coming off of a series loss to the Nationals. Tampa Bay’s Shane McClanahan and Seattle’s Bryce Miller pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Mariners

    • Game Day: Friday, June 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: Seattle, Washington
    • Stadium: T-Mobile Park
    Rays vs Mariners Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -137 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the Mariners?

    • TV Channel: ROOT Sports NW

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays are third in baseball with 125 home runs. They average 1.5 per game.
    • Tampa Bay’s .264 batting average is third-best in MLB.
    • The Rays rank third in MLB with a .337 on-base percentage.
    • Tampa Bay strikes out 8.5 times per game to rank 17th in the majors.
    • The Rays average 1.4 homers per game when playing away from home this season (57 total in road outings).
    • Tampa Bay has a .439 slugging percentage and is averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 9.1 hits per game and is batting .260.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Wander Franco leads Tampa Bay with a slugging percentage of .458, fueled by 32 extra-base hits. He has a .284 batting average and an on-base percentage of .345.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, his batting average ranks 25th, his on-base percentage ranks 47th, and he is 59th in slugging.
    • Franco will look for his third straight game with a hit in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .250 with a triple, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Yandy Diaz leads the Rays in OBP (.407) and total hits (84) this season. He’s batting .318 while slugging .515.
    • Among qualifying batters, he ranks fourth in batting average, fifth in on-base percentage and 12th in slugging percentage.
    • Randy Arozarena has collected 80 base hits, an OBP of .401 and a slugging percentage of .475 this season.
    • Isaac Paredes has been key for Tampa Bay with 64 hits, an OBP of .367 plus a slugging percentage of .483.

    Mariners Stats & Trends

    Mariners Batting

    • The Mariners have hit 92 homers this season, which ranks 16th in the league.
    • Seattle has a team batting average of just .229 this season, which ranks 26th among MLB teams.
    • The Mariners have an OBP of .307 this season, which ranks 23rd in MLB.
    • Seattle is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 28th with an average of 9.8 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 43 homers, an average of 1.0 per game, in 41 home contests this season.
    • Seattle has a team slugging percentage of .383 in home games this season with 119 extra-base hits.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .228 with 7.5 base hits per contest.

    Mariners Key Batters

    • Julio Rodriguez has 14 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 26 walks while batting .241. He’s slugging .414 with an on-base percentage of .307.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, his batting average ranks 106th, his on-base percentage is 119th, and he is 90th in slugging.
    • Ty France leads his team with a .409 slugging percentage. He has a batting average of .273 with an on-base percentage of .340.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, his batting average puts him 47th, his on-base percentage is 59th, and he is 97th in slugging.
    • J.P. Crawford a has .349 on-base percentage to pace the Mariners.
    • Jarred Kelenic leads his team with 66 hits.

    Rays vs. Mariners Probable Pitchers

    Shane McClanahan (TB) Pitcher Bryce Miller (SEA)
    11 – 1 W/L 5 – 3
    93 IP 55.2
    2.23 ERA 3.88
    1.118 WHIP 0.970
    9.7 K/9 7.9
    3.4 BB/9 1.8

    Rays vs. Mariners Injury Updates

    • Rays: Brandon Lowe: 10 Day IL (Leg), Drew Rasmussen: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Josh Fleming: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: 60 Day IL (Knee), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shane McClanahan: day-to-day (Back)
    • Mariners: Marco Gonzales: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Penn Murfee: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Robbie Ray: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Easton McGee: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor)

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