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Los Angeles faces off against Seattle in division play

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
 

Seattle Mariners (39-55, fifth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (45-46, fourth in the AL West)

Anaheim, California; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Mike Leake (7-7, 4.32 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 83 strikeouts) Angels: Taylor Cole (0-1, 4.58 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 20 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles will host Seattle in a meeting of division rivals.

The Angels are 18-27 against AL West teams. Los Angeles' team on-base percentage of .332 is seventh in the MLB. Mike Trout leads the team with an OBP of .439.

The Mariners are 19-27 in division play. Seattle has hit 160 home runs this season, second in the American League. Daniel Vogelbach leads them with 21, averaging one every 13.2 at-bats.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trout leads the Angels with 47 extra base hits and is slugging .649. Kole Calhoun is 12-for-41 with two doubles, three home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

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Domingo Santana leads the Mariners with 38 extra base hits and has 63 RBIs. Omar Narvaez is 9-for-30 with three home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Seattle.

LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 4-6, .259 batting average, 5.40 ERA, outscored by 14 runs

Mariners: 2-8, .210 batting average, 4.28 ERA, outscored by 15 runs

Angels Injuries: JC Ramirez: 60-day IL (elbow), Keynan Middleton: 60-day IL (elbow), Matt Harvey: 10-day IL (back), Justin Upton: day-to-day (quad), Brian Goodwin: 10-day IL (wrist), Tommy La Stella: 10-day IL (tibia), Zack Cozart: 10-day IL (shoulder), Kevan Smith: 10-day IL (hand), Jonathan Lucroy: day-to-day (concussion/nose).

Mariners Injuries: Arodys Vizcaino: 60-day IL (shoulder), Sam Tuivailala: 60-day IL (achilles/shoulder), Hunter Strickland: 60-day IL (lat), Connor Sadzeck: 10-day IL (elbow), Felix Hernandez: 10-day IL (shoulder), Brandon Brennan: 10-day IL (shoulder), Chasen Bradford: 60-day IL (forearm), Dan Altavilla: 10-day IL (forearm), Austin Adams: 10-day IL (shoulder), Mitch Haniger: 10-day IL (testicle), Braden Bishop: 10-day IL (neck), Ryon Healy: 10-day IL (back).

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

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