The Seattle Mariners (15-19) will be going for the series win when they face the New York Mets (23-12) in the final game of their three-game inter-league series on Sunday afternoon. Robbie Ray, 3-3, 4.22 ERA, will get the start for the Mariners. The Mets will counter with Carlos Carrasco, 3-1, 3.19 ERA. Seattle is 5-5 in its last 10 games against New York. First pitch is scheduled for 140pm EST.
Mariners Go for Series WinThe Mariners followed up their loss to the Phillies with a win over the Mets in the first game of the series. On Saturday, the Mariners dropped the middle game of the series 5-4 after leaving 10 runners on base in the game. Jesse Winker went 2-for-4 with a home run and 3 RBI in the loss.
Gonzo was dealing 💪 pic.twitter.com/gbGBuq55Cx— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) May 14, 2022
Seattle is averaging 3.85 runs per game. Their .228 batting average is 22nd in the league. Their .312 on base percentage is 14th, while their .365 slugging percentage is 18th. J.P. Crawford leads Seattle with a .330 batting average. Eugenio Suarez leads the team with six home runs, while Ty France leads the team with 25 RBI. Seattle’s pitching has been good, with the team giving up 4.09 runs per game. Opponents have a .236 batting average against the Mariners, which is 18th in the league. Their 3.76 ERA is 17th, while their 1.25 WHIP is 19th. In his last start, Ray gave up two hits and two run in 5.2 innings, leading to a 5-4 win over Philadelphia. They will need another solid start from him if they want to win this game.
Mets Trying To Bounce Back From LossAfter dropping the opener despite a strong start by Max Scherzer, the Mets bounced back in game 2 with a 5-4 win. Starling Marte was a catalyst at the top of the order going 3-for-4 on the day and scoring 3 runs in the win. Edwin Diaz struck out the side in the 9th for his 8th save of the season.
New York is averaging 4.35 runs per game. Their .252 batting average is fifth in the league. Their .331 on base percentage is first, while their .374 slugging percentage is 16th. Jeff McNeil leads New York with a .318 batting average, while Pete Alonso leads the team with eight home runs and 28 RBI. New York’s pitching has also been good, with the team giving up 3.32 runs per game. Opponents have a .209 batting average against the Mets, which is third in the league. Their 3.25 ERA is fourth, while their 1.07 WHIP is second. In his last start, Carrasco gave up seven hits and two runs in 6.2 innings, leading to a 4-2 win over Washington. They will need a similar effort from him if they want to get the win.
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