new york yankees vs seattle mariners predictions and preview

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MLB new york yankees vs seattle mariners predictions and preview


 

 

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The Seattle Mariners (55-47) will be trying to avoid a second consecutive series loss when they face the New York Yankees (69-33) in the first game of their three-game serieson Monday night.

Marco Gonzales, 6-10, 3.66 ERA, will get the start for the Mariners. The Yankees will counter with Domingo German, 0-1, 8.22 ERA.

New York is 8-2 in its last 10 games against Seattle.

**This preview was written before Sunday’s game was played**

 

Mariners Going For Fifth Win In Seven Games

The Mariners played well over the past week and they’ve won four of their last six games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Yankees, which will give them their fifth win in their last seven games.

 

Seattle is averaging 4.06 runs per game. Their .235 batting average is 24th in the league. Their .317 on base percentage is 12th, while their .385 slugging percentage is 19th.

Ty France leads Seattle with a .308 batting average, while Julio Rodriguez leads the team with 18 home runs and 57 RBI.

Seattle’s pitching has been good, with the team giving up 3.85 runs per game. Opponents have a .238 batting average against the Mariners, which is 12th in the league. Their 3.66 ERA is seventh, while their 1.22 WHIP is eighth.

In his last start, Gonzales gave up four hits and two runs in seven innings, leading to a 4-2 win over Texas. They will need a similar effort from him if they want to win this game.

 

Yankees Going For Sixth Home Win In Nine Games

The Yankees are playing well at the moment, especially at home where they have won five of their last eight games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Mariners, which will give them their sixth win in their last nine home games.

 

New York is averaging 5.34 runs per game. Their .245 batting average is 14th in the league. Their .331 on base percentage is second, while their .444 slugging percentage leads the league.

Aaron Judge has been the big bat for the Yankees. He leads the team with a .300 batting average, 42 home runs, and 91 RBI.

New York’s pitching is one of the best in the league, with the team giving up 3.29 runs per game. Opponents have a .218 batting average against the Yankees, which is third in the league. Their 3.14 ERA is also third, while their 1.10 WHIP is second.

In his last start, German gave up five hits and two runs in 4.2 innings, leading to a 3-2 loss to the Mets. They will need a better performance from him if they want to get the win.





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