Angels visit the Mariners to start 4-game series

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Friday, August 5, 2022 7:18AM

Los Angeles Angels (44-61, fourth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (57-49, second in the AL West)

Seattle; Friday, 10:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Patrick Sandoval (3-7, 3.61 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 97 strikeouts); Mariners: Robbie Ray (8-8, 4.11 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 139 strikeouts)

LINE: Mariners -207, Angels +171; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners host the Los Angeles Angels on Friday to open a four-game series.

Seattle is 57-49 overall and 27-23 in home games. The Mariners have a 40-7 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

Los Angeles has a 20-29 record on the road and a 44-61 record overall. The Angels are sixth in the AL with 119 total home runs, averaging 1.1 per game.

The matchup Friday is the ninth time these teams square off this season. The Angels have a 5-3 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ty France has 19 doubles, 13 home runs and 52 RBI for the Mariners. Eugenio Suarez is 8-for-35 with two home runs and six RBI over the past 10 games.

Shohei Ohtani leads the Angels with 24 home runs while slugging .508. Luis Rengifo is 14-for-40 with five doubles, a triple and seven RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 6-4, .217 batting average, 4.76 ERA, outscored by seven runs

Angels: 4-6, .215 batting average, 3.44 ERA, outscored by six runs

INJURIES: Mariners: Matthew Boyd: 60-Day IL (elbow), Julio Rodriguez: 10-Day IL (wrist), Ty France: day-to-day (wrist), Dylan Moore: 10-Day IL (back), Tommy Milone: 15-Day IL (neck), Diego Castillo: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Ken Giles: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tom Murphy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Taylor Trammell: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Evan White: 60-Day IL (hernia), Mitch Haniger: 60-Day IL (ankle), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Angels: Matt Duffy: 60-Day IL (back), Mike Trout: 10-Day IL (back), Michael Lorenzen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Archie Bradley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Rendon: 60-Day IL (wrist), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.