Seattle Mariners vs. Tampa Bay Rays - 6/6/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tampa Bay Rays (30-26) at Seattle Mariners (24-31)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 10:10 pm (Safeco Field)
A Colome (3-2) (5.05) vs. Felix Hernandez (8-2) (2.63)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -173 / Tampa Bay Rays +163 --- Over/Under: 6.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Northwest, SUN
The Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays face off on Saturday at Safeco Field for the third game of their MLB series.
The Seattle Mariners bats let them down once again this season as they lost tot the Rays on Friday. Nelson Cruz had two hits and Logan Morrison and Kyle Seager each had hits as the Mariners didn’t score on seven hits. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ allowed six hits and struck out six over 7.0 scoreless innings to not get a decision and Fernando Rodney took his third loss of the year. For Saturday’s game the Mariners start Felix Hernandez who has allowed 54 hits and 22 earned runs while striking out 75 over 75.1 innings for an 8-2 record and a 2.63 ERA.
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The Tampa Bay Rays didn’t score until their final at bat but it was all they needed to get the win over the Rays. Logan Forsythe hit the game winning home run, Evan Longoria had two hits, and Jake Elmore had two hits as the Rays scored one run on seven hits. Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi allowed four hits and struck out four over 4.1 scoreless innings to not get a decision as Andrew Bellatti got the win to go to 2-0 for the season and Kevin Jepsen earned his third save. For Saturday’s game the Rays start Alex Colome who has allowed 42 hits and 20 earned runs while striking out 27 over 35.2 innings for a 3-2 record and a 5.05 ERA.
Seattle is 1-5in game three of a series, 0-6 as a home favorite, and 28-10 in Hernandez’s last 38 starts. Tampa Bay is 5-0 in their last five road games, 5-1 following a win, and 4-1 in Colome’s last five starts as an underdog. Tampa Bay is 3-6 in their last nine meetings with Seattle.
Hernandez was rocked against the Yankees but look for him to bounce back here and lead the Mariners to the win.