Mariners probable pitchers & starting lineups vs. Texas Rangers, June 15

The Mariners now have a chance to win the series against the Rangers with a win in today's game.
Texas Rangers v Seattle Mariners
Texas Rangers v Seattle Mariners / Steph Chambers/GettyImages

The Mariners just keep finding ways to win ballgames. In last night's game against the Texas Rangers, the Mariners took a 3-2 victory in one of the weirdest games yet. Mitch Garver got some serious revenge against his former team as he pounded a 2-run home run to tie the game at 2. Both the Mariners and Rangers scored two runs in the first inning, and the final score ended up being 3-2 Mariners. Baseball, right?

With the win last night, the Mariners now sit on top of the American League West by 6.5 games over the Rangers. They are now 10 games over .500 and have the 4th best record in the American League, trailing the New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, and the Cleveland Guardians. The Mariners are also 15-5 against the rest of the American League West. Taking care of the division is one of the biggest keys to winning the division.

Starting pitchers for Mariners vs Rangers, June 15

  • George Kirby will be the Mariners starting pitcher this afternoon. Kirby (5-5, 3.81 ERA) is coming off of one of his best starts of the year. Against the Royals in Kansas City, Kirby went seven innings with just five hits, one run, no walks, and four punchouts. Over his last three starts, he has only given up four runs in his 18 innings of work. Kirby has not faced the Rangers yet this season, but he is undefeated in his career against the Rangers. In six starts, Kirby is 4-0 with a 1.26 ERA in 35.2 innings.
  • As for the Rangers, they will turn to veteran righty Nathan Eovaldi. Eovaldi (3-2, 2.68 ERA) has yet to allow more than five earned runs in a game this year, and is coming off of a strong start against the San Francisco Giants. He pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits, walked just one, and struck out 5. He has given up home runs in back-to-back outings. Eovaldi has been hit hard this year, when he has been hit. He is in the 30th percentile in average exit velocity, while he is in the 19th percentile in hard-hit percentage.

Starting lineup for the Seattle Mariners, June 15

1. J.P. Crawford, SS
2. Josh Rojas, 3B
3. Julio Rodriguez, CF
4. Cal Raleigh, DH
5. Mitch Garver, C
6. Luke Raley, LF
7. Dominic Canzone, RF
8. Tyler Locklear, 1B
9. Dylan Moore, 2B

Starting lineup for the Texas Rangers, June 15

1. Marcus Semien, 2B
2. Corey Seager, SS
3. Adolis Garcia, RF
4. Nathaniel Lowe, 1B
5. Wyatt Langford, LF
6. Travis Jankowski, CF
7. Robbie Grossman, DH
8. Ezequial Duran, 3B
9. Andrew Knizner, C

Where can I stream today's game?

  • Today's first pitch is scheduled for 4:15 PST
  • Today's game is a nationally televised game on FOX. There is no local broadcast today.

Where can I listen to today's game?

  • Mariners fans can listen to today's game on KIRO 710.
  • Rangers fans can listen to today's game on 105.3 The Fan or KFLC 1270.