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Mariners host the Phillies in first of 3-game series

May 9, 2022 GMT

Philadelphia Phillies (12-16, fourth in the NL East) vs. Seattle Mariners (13-16, third in the AL West)

Seattle; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Ranger Suarez (2-1, 4.63 ERA, 1.63 WHIP, 15 strikeouts); Mariners: Chris Flexen (1-4, 3.10 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -121, Phillies +103; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners begin a three-game series at home against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday.

Seattle has an 8-5 record at home and a 13-16 record overall. The Mariners have gone 8-3 in games when they scored five or more runs.

Philadelphia has a 12-16 record overall and a 9-9 record at home. The Phillies are 5-11 in games when they have allowed at least one home run.

Monday’s game is the first meeting between these teams this season.

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TOP PERFORMERS: Eugenio Suarez leads Seattle with six home runs while slugging .456. Abraham Toro is 6-for-33 with two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

Kyle Schwarber leads the Phillies with seven home runs while slugging .474. Alec Bohm is 12-for-39 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 2-8, .220 batting average, 5.02 ERA, outscored by 19 runs

Phillies: 4-6, .232 batting average, 3.54 ERA, outscored by two runs

INJURIES: Mariners: Ken Giles: 60-Day IL (finger), Tom Murphy: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Matt Festa: 15-Day IL (right elbow), Mitch Haniger: 10-Day IL (ankle), Evan White: 60-Day IL (sports hernia), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sergio Romo: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Kyle Lewis: 10-Day IL (knee)

Phillies: Zack Wheeler: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Zach Eflin: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Didi Gregorius: 10-Day IL (knee), Ryan Sherriff: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mickey Moniak: 10-Day IL (hand), Rafael Marchan: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (elbow), JoJo Romero: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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