The Washington Nationals finished fifth in the AL East in 41–82 seconds versus the Seattle Mariners in 66–56 seconds in the AL West.
Pitching Probable: National: Eric Fedde 0-0; Mariners: Robby Ray 9-8, 3.87 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 166 strikeouts
Fanduel Sportsbook Line: Mariners-273, Nationals +221; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
The Seattle Mariners began their two-match series at home on Tuesday against the Washington Nationals.
Seattle holds a 31–26 record at home and a 66–56 overall. The Mariners have an eighth-ranked team slugging percentage in the AL at 385.
Washington has gone 22-38 out and about and 41-82 by and large. Nations have a 29–66 record in games when they have allowed at least one home run.
The teams will face each other on Tuesday for the third time this season.
TTP performance: Julio Rodriguez has 19 doubles, three triples and 19 home runs for the Mariners. Cal Raleigh is 8-for-27 in the last 10 matches with four doubles, two home runs and four RBIs.
Luke Voight led Washington with 16 home runs, .414 runs. Len Thomas is 9-for-40 in the last 10 games with two home runs and two RBIs.
Last 10 matches: Mariners: 6-4, .244 batting average, 3.62 ERA, beat opponents by 19 runs
National: 4-6, .243 batting average, 3.50 ERA, outscore by nine runs
Wounds: Mariners: Ryan Borucki: 15-day IL Forearm, Matthew Boyd: 60-day IL Elbow, Tom Murphy: 60-day IL Shoulder, Evan White: 60-day IL Hernia, Casey Sadler: 60-day IL Shoulder.