Angels play the Mariners leading series 1-0

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Julio Rodriguez #44 of the Seattle Mariners rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 16, 2022 in Anaheim, California. (Photo

The Los Angeles Angels play the Seattle Mariners with a 1-0 series lead. Saturday's game is the 17th meeting between these teams this season. The season series is tied 8-8.

The Angels have a 32-40 record at home and a 62-82 record overall. In addition, they have a 36-13 record in games when they scored five or more runs. Seattle has an 80-63 record overall and a 41-31 record on the road. The Mariners have a 52-7 record in games when they out-hit their opponents.

PITCHING PROBABLES

Mariners: George Kirby (7-3, 2.98 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 115 strikeouts). 

Angels: Shohei Ohtani (12-8, 2.55 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 188 strikeouts).

TOP PERFORMERS

Taylor Ward has 16 doubles, two triples and 18 home runs for the Angels. Mike Trout is 13-for-36 with two doubles and seven home runs over the last 10 games.

Ty France has 23 doubles, 19 home runs and 73 RBI while hitting .277 for the Mariners. Julio Rodriguez is 17-for-38 with two doubles and five home runs over the past 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES

Angels: 4-6, .261 batting average, 4.71 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs

Mariners: 5-5, .214 batting average, 3.16 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs

INJURIES

Angels: Andrew Velazquez: 10-Day IL (foot), Jhonathan Diaz: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Jared Walsh: 60-Day IL (rib), Archie Bradley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Rendon: 60-Day IL (wrist), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back).

Mariners: Mitch Haniger: day-to-day (back), Dylan Moore: 10-Day IL (oblique), Ryan Borucki: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tom Murphy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder).

Anaheim, California; Saturday, 6:07 p.m. PT