Saturday, May 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Heston vs. Marcus Stroman
The Seattle Mariners visit Rogers Centre on Saturday, May 13, 2017 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Chris Heston for the Mariners and Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays.
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The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +130 and Toronto at -140. The Mariners have a 18-17-0 over/under record and a 18-17-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 17-18-0 against the run line and have a 16-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 18-17-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 18-17-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 16-17-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 17-18-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/11/17 2B Robinson Cano Quad "?" Friday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (5/7)
05/06/17 P James Paxton Forearm 10-day DL (5/3)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Hip 60-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 LF Mitch Haniger Oblique 10-day DL (4/26)
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Calf 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 60-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 60-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (3/31)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/11/17 P Francisco Liriano Shoulder 10-day DL (5/11)
05/11/17 DH Kendrys Morales Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Seattle Mariners
05/09/17 C Russell Martin Shoulder 10-day DL (5/8)
05/01/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (5/1)
04/25/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Hamstring 10-day DL (4/23)
04/18/17 P J.A. Happ Elbow 10-day DL (4/18)
04/14/17 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (4/13)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Glenn Sparkman Thumb 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/16 P Mike Bolsinger Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 17-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Heston has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 22.50 and a WHIP of 4.00. He has 2 strikeouts over his 2 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He allows 31.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 16.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.24 and they have given up 120 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 118 hitters and walked 50 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.68. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 316 base hits and 163 earned runs. They have allowed 47 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 108 batters and struck out 265. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Nelson Cruz is hitting .331 with an on-base percentage of .413. He has 40 hits this season in 121 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .595 and an OPS+ of 182. Robinson Cano is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 135 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Mariners have 316 hits, including 69 doubles and 39 home runs. Seattle has walked 136 times so far this season and they have struck out 271 times as a unit. They have left 260 men on base and have a team OPS of .763. They score 5.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 178 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 14-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, Marcus Stroman has a 3-2 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 31 strikeouts over the 45.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 49 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 113 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 138 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 306 base knocks and 151 earned runs this season. They have given up 42 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 128 hitters and struck out 305 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 24th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .351. He has 42 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 142 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .465 with an OPS+ of 122. Kendrys Morales is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .294. He has collected 31 hits in 127 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .433. The Blue Jays as a unit have 276 base hits, including 51 doubles and 38 homers. Toronto has walked 107 times this year and they have struck out on 299 occasions. They have had 218 men left on base and have an OPS of .673. They have scored 3.91 runs per game and totaled 137 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +130
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