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5/15/18: Open Game Thread

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and the team played on

Seattle Mariners v Detroit Tigers Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images

Despite the emotional, draining morning and afternoon, tonight’s Mariners game is still on. It’s a matchup of Mikes tonight, and...

Lineups!

Man, even without Robi, that’s still a nice looking lineup. Mike Minor has delivered a serviceable 4.54 FIP through exactly forty innings so far, with a dip in walks countered by a spike in dingers. The M’s are running a lineup featuring just two lefty hitters in Dee Gordon and Kyle Seager, and with a nice night in Seattle and Minor’s flyballiness, seeing a dinger parade tonight isn’t out of the question.

Mike Leake is coming off of a very solid start in which he threw seven innings of two-run ball. Over his past three starts, Leake has put up a solid 3.80 FIP, and his ground ball rate has begun to creep back up. The Mariners are 1-0 in Canó’s absence - let’s see if they can keep it going!

Game Time: 7:10 PDT

TV: ROOT Sports, MLB.tv

Radio: 710 ESPN, MLB.com