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Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/04/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/04/2021 – The Seattle Mariners are just one game away from sweeping the Bay Rays after their last success. The Mariners have brought their team closer to the Athletics and are just two games from reaching the second position. Tampa Bay Rays will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. The Bay Rays are still one game ahead of the Red Sox at the top spot in the AL East Division play. The online sportsbook predictions have all the odds and lines intact as these two teams conclude their series from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays 08/04/2021
The Seattle Mariners extended their victory last night after smashing four runs from the plate and restricting Tampa Bay to just two. Seattle will deliver Logan Gilbert to the mound as their starting pitcher. The righty is holding a 5-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.04, 73 Ks, and 14 BBs. The leading batsman is Ty France with an average of .277. Mitch Haniger is the home run leader with 25 and Kyle Seager is the RBI leader with 66. The Mariners have a good chance to make it to the postseason.
Players to watch: Mitch Haniger RF (GP 102, AB 404, R 72, H 106, 2B 18, 3B 1, HR 25, RBI 63, TB 201, BB 30, SO 105, SB 1, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.498, OPS 0.817, WAR 2.2), J.P. Crawford SS (GP 106, AB 400, R 56, H 107, 2B 23, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 33, TB 145, BB 36, SO 75, SB 3, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.363, OPS 0.692, WAR 2.4).
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays were unable to do much with a rookie on the mound in their last game. The Bay Rays are still battling alongside the Boston Red Sox for the top spot. Josh Fleming will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. The southpaw is holding an 8-5 record on the season with an ERA of 4.15, 51 Ks, and 22 BBs. Randy Arozarena is the leader in batting with an average of .261. Tampa Bay has Austin Meadows and Brandon Lowe as the other notable players from the plate.
Players to watch: Randy Arozarena LF (GP 97, AB 372, R 64, H 97, 2B 19, 3B 1, HR 15, RBI 49, TB 163, BB 37, SO 113, SB 11, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.339, SLG 0.438, OPS 0.777, WAR 2.6),Austin Meadows DH (GP 99, AB 368, R 60, H 89, 2B 24, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 76, TB 175, BB 46, SO 97, SB 3, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.476, OPS 0.806, WAR 1.5).
Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle’s last 8 games.
Tampa Bay Rays
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.
Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Picks
The baseball betting lines have predicted Tampa to rebound in this game and get past the Mariners. Tampa Bay is one of the top teams of the season and they are all set to make it to the postseason.
Score Prediction: Bay Rays 8, Mariners 5.