The San Francisco Giants (46-39) host the Seattle Mariners (41-42) at Oracle Park on Tuesday. The Mariners took Monday’s series opener 6-5. Reliever Andres Munoz was credited with the win after throwing one scoreless inning.
Julio Rodriguez was 1 for 4 with a double, one run, and three RBIs in the win. Ty France added one run. Blake Sabol went 2 for 4 with two home runs and five RBIs for the Giants.
ON THE MOUND
Logan Gilbert (5-5, 4.19 ERA) is set to take the mound for Seattle. The right-hander allowed four runs over six innings in his last start, a 4-1 road defeat against the Nationals on Wednesday. He was charged with the loss, scattering eight hits while striking out four and walking two.
AT THE PLATE
Over the last five games, Seattle has averaged 5.2 runs a game, a small gain compared to their season average of 4.6. San Francisco is averaging only 3.2 runs per game in the last five, down from 4.8 for the season, with their slash line falling across the board (.201/.284/.329). The Giants have a .747 OPS against right-handers in 2023. With a .892 OPS over 201 at-bats, LaMonte Wade Jr. has been their best hitter against right-handers.
HOME AND AWAY
Seattle is 17-22 away from T-Mobile Park in 2023, scoring 4.6 runs per game while allowing 4.6 runs. San Francisco has gone 23-20 at their home park this season, averaging 4.3 runs per game while surrendering 4.4. San Francisco is 6-4 in the last 10 games between the teams at Oracle Park with an average scoreline of 5.9-4.2.
The Mariners are fourth in the AL West, eight games behind the division-leading Rangers. The Giants are third in the NL West, four games behind the Diamondbacks.
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