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    The Kansas City Royals (38-81) will look to Maikel Garcia, who is riding a 15-game hitting streak, when they take on the Seattle Mariners (63-54). The Mariners are favored (-142) for this matchup with the Royals (+121), which begins at 8:10 PM ET on Monday at Kauffman Stadium. Seattle’s Logan Gilbert and Kansas City’s Brady Singer pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mariners vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Monday, August 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Mariners vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mariners -142 9

    How Do I Watch the Mariners vs. the Royals?

    • TV Channel: BSKC

    Mariners Stats & Trends

    Mariners Batting

    • The Mariners are 13th in MLB action with 142 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • Seattle is 24th in MLB with a .236 batting average.
    • The Mariners are 20th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .314.
    • Seattle strikes out 9.9 times per game, the second-worst average in MLB.
    • The Mariners average 1.3 homers per road game this season (73 total away from home).
    • Seattle is slugging .407 with 3.1 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .238 away from home this season.

    Mariners Key Batters

    • Julio Rodriguez has an OPS of .751, fueled by an OBP of .318 and a team-best slugging percentage of .433 this season. He has a .255 batting average.
    • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 77th, his on-base percentage ranks 97th, and he is 73rd in slugging.
    • Ty France is hitting .253 with 27 doubles, nine home runs and 29 walks. He’s slugging .379 with an on-base percentage of .331.
    • He is 86th in batting average, 73rd in on-base percentage and 121st in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Cal Raleigh has 79 hits and is batting .225 this season.
    • Eugenio Suarez has 16 home runs, 73 RBI and a batting average of .233 this season.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals have hit just 115 homers this season, which ranks 26th in the league.
    • Kansas City has a team batting average of .241 this season, which ranks 19th among MLB teams.
    • The Royals have an OBP of just .299 this season, which ranks 28th in MLB.
    • Kansas City ranks 16th with an average of 8.7 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 59 home contests this season.
    • Kansas City has a team slugging percentage of .405 in home games this season with 172 extra-base hits.
    • In 59 home games this season, they have a batting average of .253 while averaging 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. has a team-high OBP (.313) and slugging percentage (.482), while pacing the Royals in hits (128, while batting .272).
    • Including all qualified players in the majors, his batting average places him 42nd, his on-base percentage ranks 108th, and he is 31st in slugging.
    • Witt Jr. takes a six-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .375 with three doubles, three home runs, four walks and 10 RBI.
    • Salvador Perez is hitting .249 with 19 doubles, 18 home runs and 16 walks. He’s slugging .429 with an on-base percentage of .294.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 95th in batting average, 127th in on-base percentage and 80th in slugging percentage.
    • Garcia is batting .286 with 15 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 24 walks.
    • MJ Melendez has 22 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and 42 walks while hitting .225.

    Mariners vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Logan Gilbert (SEA) Pitcher Brady Singer (KC)
    10 – 5 W/L 8 – 8
    137.2 IP 128.1
    3.66 ERA 5.05
    1.024 WHIP 1.371
    9.0 K/9 7.6
    1.6 BB/9 2.8

    Mariners vs. Royals Injury Updates

    • Mariners: Jarred Kelenic: 10 Day IL (Foot), Bryan Woo: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Marco Gonzales: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Penn Murfee: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Robbie Ray: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Easton McGee: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor), J.P. Crawford: 7 Day IL (Concussion)
    • Royals: Nick Pratto: 10 Day IL (Groin), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Brad Keller: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Taylor Clarke: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Zack Greinke: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Josh Taylor: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kris Bubic: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Vinnie Pasquantino: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Josh Staumont: 60 Day IL (Neck), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Maikel Garcia: day-to-day (Upper body)

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