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4/17: Open Game Thread

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Chone Figgins, LF Michael Brantley, CF
Dustin Ackley, 2B Jason Kipnis, 2B
Ichiro Suzuki, RF Shin-soo Choo, RF
Justin Smoak, 1B Carlos Santana, C
Kyle Seager, 3B Travis Hafner, DH
Jesus Montero, C Shelley Duncan, LF
Michael Saunders, CF Casey Kotchman, 1B
Brendan Ryan, SS Jack Hannahan, 3B
John Jaso, DH Jason Donald, SS


Kevin Millwood

#25 / Pitcher / Seattle Mariners

6-4

230

R

R

Dec 24, 1974



Justin Masterson

#63 / Pitcher / Cleveland Indians

6-6

250

R

R

Mar 22, 1985


It would be dreadfully insensitive to note that the M's are lucking out with Asdrubal Cabrera having been placed on the bereavement list, so I won't note that. What I will note, as Matthew noted, is that Justin Masterson has big ol' platoon splits, and the Mariners will be starting seven lefties against him. They're one Munenori Kawasaki shy of making it eight. Against righties, Masterson has a career K/BB of 2.8. Against lefties, it's 1.5. Of course, that shot all the way up to 2.5 last season but let me just have this, I need something to have.