Heaney expected to start as New York hosts Seattle

Seattle Mariners (58-53, third in AL West) vs. New York Yankees (60-49, third in AL East)

New York; Saturday, 1:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Chris Flexen (10-5, 3.75 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 75 strikeouts) Yankees: Andrew Heaney (6-8, 5.42 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 117 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -207, Mariners +176; over / under is 10 runs

BOTTOM LINE: New York and Seattle meet on Saturday.

The Yankees are 31-24 in their home seat. New York averages 3.9 RBIs per game this season. Joey Gallo leads the team with a total of 58 runs.

The Mariners are 25-30 on their way. Seattle’s line-up has 138 homers this season, with Mitch Haniger leading them with 25 homers.

The Yankees won the last meeting 3-2. Albert Abreu took his first win and Brett Gardner went 1-to-2 with an RBI for New York. Keynan Middleton suffered his second defeat for Seattle.

TOP PERFORMER: Gallo leads the Yankees with 37 additional base hits and beats .217.

Haniger leads the Mariners with 25 home runs and has 64 RBIs.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Yankees: 8-2, .231 batting average, 3.13 ERA, outperformed opponents by 10 runs

Mariners: 3-7, 0.250 batting average, 4.47 ERA, beaten by three runs

INJURIES: Yankees: Luis Severino: (elbow), Clarke Schmidt: (elbow), Chris Gittens: (ankle), Gio Urshela: (thigh), Luke Voit: (knee), Trey Amburgey: (thigh), Miguel Andujar: ( Wrist), Clint Frazier: (vertigo), Aaron Hicks: (wrist), Tim Locastro: (knee), Gerrit Cole: (health protocols), Domingo Deutsch: (shoulder), Yoendrys Gomez: (Covid-19), Michael King: (Fingers), Corey Kluber: (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: (health logs), Darren O’Day: (thighs), Gary Sanchez: (Covid-19).

Seafarers: Justus Sheffield: (not known), James Paxton: (left forearm), Ljay Newsome: (elbow), Andres Munoz: (elbow), Nick Margevicius: (shoulder), Ken Giles: (elbow), Justin Dunn: ( Shoulder.)), Shed Long Jr .: (shins), Kyle Lewis: (knees), Sam Haggerty: (shoulder), Evan White: (hips).

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The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and Sportradar data.

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