The baseball season has started in full swing and for fans of the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees, this is as good as it gets. It is time to head over to Washington to cheer your respective teams as they go up against one another in a game of riveting baseball. The Safeco Field which is the home stadium of the Mariners has been a fortress of late and all visiting teams have found it tough to adjust to the atmosphere of thousands of home fans cheering for their team. But if there is one club that has faced all challenges and won everything there is to be won, it is the Yankees. This promises to be a humdinger of a game, so be sure to catch the action live. Buy Seattle mariners vs. New York Yankees tickets quickly before they are all sold out.
After a thorough analysis of stats, recent form and H2H through BetClan’s algorithm, as well as, tipsters advice for the match NY Yankees at SEA Mariners this is our Prediction:
NY Yankees for the Winner of the match, with a probability of 56%.
Even for Even/Odd with the probability of 57%
How to watch:
Location: T-Mobile Park – Seattle, WA
First pitch: 10:10 pm ET
TV Broadcast: YES Network, ROOT NW, MLB Network (out-of-market only)
Radio Broadcast: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280
Online Stream : MLB.HD.TV
Kikuchi (6-4) struggled badly in his first start since becoming an All-Star for the first time. His fastball velocity was down and both his cutter and slider caught too much of the plate early in the game.
The result was a lot of loud contact from the Yankees that Kikuchi was fortunate didn’t result in more runs. Kikuchi allowed a season-high five runs and eight hits and settled down later in his outing to retire the final seven batters and get through five innings.
“The main thing was the velocity of my fastball wasn’t there, as well as my command of it,” Kikuchi said through an interpreter. “And my secondary pitches just weren’t as sharp as always as well
Mariners: LHP Justus Sheffield (forearm strain) was placed on the 10-day injured list and RHP Erik Swanson was reinstated from Triple-A Tacoma. Sheffield was rocked for six earned runs in 1 2/3 innings on Tuesday and indicated afterward he was dealing with an injury. Swanson was on a rehab assignment in the minors after missing time with a groin strain.
Yankees: LHP Jordan Montgomery (3-3, 4.17) makes his 17th start and is coming off a loss to the Mets where he lasted 4 1/3 innings allowing three earned runs and six hits.
Mariners: RHP Logan Gilbert (2-2, 4.10) makes his 10th start. Gilbert allowed two earned runs in 5 2/3 innings in his last start against the Rangers.
The Seattle Mariners were formed in 1977 and are placed in the Western Division of the American League. They play out of the Safeco Field, in Seattle. Prior to this, the team used to play its home games in the Kingdome stadium from 1977 till 1999. The franchise adopted its name from the local marine life of the area. As a result of this, they are also known as ‘the M’s’ by their fans. The club has gone through some trying times as it had 26 losing seasons out of its total 38 seasons. But the fans have stuck with the franchise and their faith has started to pay off. It was not until 1991 that the Mariners were able to post a winning season. However, they followed that up by going all the way to win the division title in 1995. As it turned out, that victory came over the much vaunted Yankees. Since that day, a rivalry has developed between the two clubs.
Taking on the Mariners at the Safeco Field will be the New York Yankees and they will have a point to prove. The Yankees are placed in the East Division of the American League and is one of the most famous franchises in baseball. Formed in 1903, the club has won just about every title more times than any other club. With 40 American League pennants, 27 World Series championships and 18 division titles, the Yankees are a benchmark against which other teams are measured. They will be looking to atone for their heart breaking loss to the Mariners in 1995. Be sure not to miss this exciting encounter; buy Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees tickets now.