Mariners' probable pitchers and starting lineups Vs. Texas Rangers, April 25

The Mariners head into the rubber match with the Rangers looking to win their third series in a row, leaving Texas with the AL West lead.
Seattle Mariners v Texas Rangers
Seattle Mariners v Texas Rangers / Sam Hodde/GettyImages

The Mariners head into the rubber game against the Rangers with the AL West lead on the line. Whoever wins will hold that designation as they finish the series. The Mariners are looking to jump back above .500 while winning their third straight series. The bats have been picking up a bit lately, with the team looking to continue that as they get set to head back home.

Probable pitchers for tonight, April 25

  • The Mariners starting pitcher tonight will be Luis Castillo. He is coming off of his best start of the season in which he completely shut down the Rockies through seven innings, allowing just two hits and a walk while striking out 9. His ERA seems high at 4.40, but the FIP of 2.53 shows that Castillo is as dominant as ever. He will need that against a Rangers team that is dangerous 1-9.
  • As for the Rangers, they will turn to veteran Andrew Heaney. Outside of the season opener, Heaney has been hit hard in his other three starts. With a 5.80 FIP and a 6.35 ERA, it could be even worse for Heaney as his BABIP against is 51 points below league average. It's a great chance for the Mariners offense to leave the series on a high note, with Heaney pitching 5 innings just once this season.

Mariners starting lineup

1. CF - Julio Rodriguez
2. RF - Mitch Haniger
3. C - Cal Raleigh
4. 1B - Ty France
5. 2B - Jorge Polanco
6. SS - Dylan Moore
7. DH - Mitch Garver
8. 3B - Luis Urias
9. LF - Jonatan Clase

Rangers starting lineup

1. 2B - Marcus Semien
2. DH - Corey Seager
3. 1B - Nathaniel Lowe
4. RF - Adolis Garcia
5. CF - Evan Carter
6. SS - Josh Smith
7. LF - Wyatt Langford
8. 3B - Ezequiel Duran
9. C - Andrew Knizner

Where can I stream tonight's game?

This afternoon's first pitch is scheduled for 11:35 AM PST (Subscription required)
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Where can I watch tonight's game?

Local Mariners fans can watch the game on ROOT Sports NW
Rangers fans can watch the game on Bally Spots Southwest Extra

Where can I listen to tonight's game?

Mariners fan can listen to the game on KIRO 710
Rangers fans can listen to the game on 105.3 The Fan or KFLC 1270

Stats for the day

  • Mitch Haniger (.364), Dylan Moore (.357), and Ty France (.308) have all found success against Andrew Heaney in their careers, with Haniger going yard three times.
  • For players with 10 or more ABs off of Castillo, Corey Seager and Trvis Jankowski are both batting .300.
  • The current Rangers do have success against Castillo, with a .304 average for those who have ever faced him, going 21-69.