Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/19/2014
Tuesday, May 20, 8:05 PM on ROOT, FSSW
Globe Life Park in Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Seattle Mariners - Iwakuma, H (2-0) vs. Texas Rangers - Lewis, C (3-2)
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Hisashi Iwakuma will be going for his third win of the season for the Seattle Mariners when they face Colby Lewis and the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
In his third start of the season, Hisashi Iwakuma pitched well yet against but ended up with a no decision against the Tampa Bay Rays in a game the Mariners ended up losing 2-1. Iwakuma went eight shutout innings for the second straight outing in that game and gave up just four hits while striking out five and walking none. He is 2-0 with a 1.59 ERA through 22.2 innings on the year.
Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has eight hits in 22 at-bats against Iwakuma with a double, two home runs and four RBI. Mitch Moreland is just 2-for-18 against the Japanese right-hander with three strikeouts.
Colby Lewis pitched seven shutout innings against the Houston Astros last week and ended up picking up his third win of the season. He pitch 5.2 innings in that outing and scattered seven hits while striking out a season-high eight batters and walking two. It was a good start for him, but he still has a 4.99 ERA on the season and has given up a whopping 45 hits in 30.2 innings.
Kyle Seager has done well against Lewis on his career by getting six hits, including a double and a homer, in 14 at-bats.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
Seattle Mariners are 22-19-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Seattle Mariners is 0.2
Texas Rangers Betting Trends
Texas Rangers are 20-20-4 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Texas Rangers is -0.8
Injuries to Watch
05/19/14 1B Corey Hart Hamstring questionable
04/16/14 P Blake Beavan Shoulder 15-day DL (4/15)
04/16/14 1B Logan Morrison Hamstring 15-day DL (4/14)
04/09/14 P James Paxton Back 15-day DL (4/8)
03/30/14 P Taijuan Walker Shoulder 15-day DL (3/21)
05/14/14 P Matt Harrison Back 15-day DL (5/14)
05/12/14 P Martin Perez Elbow 15-day DL (5/11)
05/08/14 3B Donnie Murphy Neck 15-day DL (5/8)
04/25/14 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff Back 15-day DL (4/23)
04/23/14 P Pedro Figueroa Elbow 60-day DL (4/23)
04/19/14 LF James Adduci Finger 15-day DL (4/19)
04/18/14 P Tanner Scheppers Elbow 15-day DL (4/18)
04/08/14 P Joe Saunders Ankle 15-day DL (4/5)
03/31/14 C Geovany Soto Knee 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 2B Jurickson Profar Shoulder 60-day DL (3/23)
03/28/14 P Derek Holland Knee 60-day DL (3/3)
03/28/14 RF Engel Beltre Leg 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Joe Ortiz Foot 60-day DL (2/14)
Tony's Pick: Take Seattle
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