Odorizzi expected to start as Houston hosts Seattle

September 7, 2021 GMT

Seattle Mariners (75-63, second in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (80-57, first in the AL West)

Houston; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Logan Gilbert (5-5, 5.14 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 101 strikeouts) Astros: Jake Odorizzi (6-7, 4.32 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 82 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Astros -176, Mariners +151; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Mitch Haniger and the Mariners will take on the Astros Tuesday.

The Astros are 42-25 in home games in 2020. Houston has slugged .438 this season. Kyle Tucker leads the team with a mark of .539.

The Mariners are 35-34 in road games. Seattle has hit 170 home runs as a team this season. Kyle Seager leads the team with 33, averaging one every 15.6 at-bats.

The Astros won the last meeting 11-2. Lance McCullers Jr. earned his 11th victory and Jacob Meyers went 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs for Houston. Yusei Kikuchi took his eighth loss for Seattle.


TOP PERFORMERS: Yordan Alvarez leads the Astros with 56 extra base hits and is slugging .533.

Seager leads the Mariners with 93 RBIs and is batting .212.

LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 5-5, .255 batting average, 4.85 ERA, outscored by eight runs

Mariners: 6-4, .226 batting average, 3.60 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

INJURIES: Astros: Justin Verlander: (elbow), Andre Scrubb: (shoulder), Rafael Montero: (shoulder), Tyler Ivey: (undisclosed), Zack Greinke: (covid-19), Kent Emanuel: (elbow), Pedro Baez: (shoulder), Taylor Jones: (covid-19), Jason Castro: (knee).

Mariners: James Paxton: (left forearm), Ljay Newsome: (elbow), Andres Munoz: (elbow), Nick Margevicius: (shoulder), Ken Giles: (elbow), Justin Dunn: (shoulder), Shed Long Jr.: (shin), Kyle Lewis: (knee), Sam Haggerty: (shoulder), Jake Fraley: (shoulder), Evan White: (hip).


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