Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 16, 2024

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Jun 16, 2024 6:15 AM
The Seattle Mariners, leading the series 2-0, look to sweep the Texas Rangers at T-Mobile Park on Sunday, June 16th at 4:10 PM. With a strong home record of 26-12, the Mariners aim to extend their dominance over the Rangers, who are 17-20 on the road. Can the Mariners capitalize on their momentum and secure a series sweep?
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Rangers vs Mariners starting pitchers

  • Logan Gilbert for Seattle Mariners
  • Dane Dunning for Texas Rangers

Rangers vs Mariners statistics

Stat Rangers Mariners
Hits 567 (15th) 524 (Tied-27th)
Batting Average .240 (16th) .221 (28th)
Runs Batted In 284 (18th) 275 (21st)
Runs 300 (18th) 283 (24th)
Home Runs 68 (Tied-19th) 80 (Tied-6th)
Walks 223 (14th) 236 (7th)
Stolen Bases 37 (Tied-21st) 50 (Tied-12th)
Strikeouts 535 (25th) 733 (1st)
Pitches 9952 (Tied-24th) 10826 (3rd)

Seattle Mariners recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/15/24 vs Texas Rangers W 7-5
6/14/24 vs Texas Rangers W 3-2
6/13/24 vs Chicago White Sox L 3-2 F/10
6/12/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 2-1 F/10
6/11/24 vs Chicago White Sox W 4-3

Texas Rangers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/15/24 @ Seattle Mariners L 7-5
6/14/24 @ Seattle Mariners L 3-2
6/13/24 @ Los Angeles Dodgers W 3-1
6/12/24 @ Los Angeles Dodgers W 3-2
6/11/24 @ Los Angeles Dodgers L 15-2

Rangers vs Mariners predictions

Looking at the Texas Rangers lineup, Dane Dunning on the mound could definitely present a challenge in today's game. He has consistently delivered decent strikeout numbers but his ERA and WHIP suggest there’s room for tightening up, especially against a Mariners lineup that, despite struggles, knows how to capitalize on mistakes. Offensively, Corey Seager seems ready to make an impact with his solid batting average and home run tally standing out this season. He has a swing that could potentially change the game's momentum in a matter of pitches. Marcus Semien also cannot be overlooked, his ability to drive in runs has been pivotal for the Rangers and could be crucial in today's matchup.

Switching gears to the Seattle Mariners, they've got Logan Gilbert on the hill, who has been remarkable with an impressive ERA and WHIP this season. With his ability to keep runners off base, he’s definitely a pitcher that can dominate a game and stifle the Rangers' hitters. At the plate, Julio Rodriguez is always a threat. His performance this season continues to build on his reputation as a formidable player capable of both reaching bases and driving in critical runs. Additionally, Cal Raleigh, with his ability to go deep and his knack for knocking in runs, could indeed be a major factor against the Rangers' pitching.

Considering the current form and the statistical edges, the Seattle Mariners seem better positioned to take the win in this matchup. Their pitching, particularly with Gilbert’s control and low ERA, might prove too much for the Rangers’ lineup. Coupled with their potential at-bat through players like Rodriguez and Raleigh, the Mariners have a solid chance of stretching their lead in the series. This game has all the makings of a tight contest, but Seattle's advantage in both mound presence and critical hitting might just tip the scales in their favor.

Seattle Mariners injuries

  • Taylor Dollard (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Ty France (1B): 10-Day-IL
  • Bryan Woo (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Rangel Ravelo (1B): Day-To-Day
  • Jorge Polanco (2B): 10-Day-IL

Texas Rangers injuries

  • Chase Lee (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Avery Weems (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Carson Coleman (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Josh Smith (3B): Day-To-Day
  • Justin Foscue (2B): 60-Day-IL

Rangers vs Mariners game info

Venue T-Mobile Park
Location Seattle, Washington
First pitch Sun 4:10 PM
Temperature 63°
Chance of Rain 0%

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