Aaron Civale takes the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday at Tropicana Field against Julio Rodriguez and the Seattle Mariners. First pitch is at 4:05 PM ET.

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Rays vs. Mariners Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
  • Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
  • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Venue: Tropicana Field
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Discover More About This Game

Rays Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Rays rank third in baseball with 205 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
  • Tampa Bay is fourth in MLB, slugging .445.
  • The Rays' .258 batting average is seventh-best in the majors.
  • Tampa Bay is the fourth-highest scoring team in MLB action, averaging 5.3 runs per game (753 total).
  • The Rays are sixth in baseball with a .331 on-base percentage.
  • The Rays strike out 8.8 times per game, the No. 21 average in the majors.
  • The 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings put together by Tampa Bay's pitching staff ranks sixth in MLB.
  • Tampa Bay's 3.78 team ERA ranks third across all MLB pitching staffs.
  • The Rays average MLB's best WHIP (1.176).

Mariners Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Mariners have hit 190 homers this season, which ranks 10th in the league.
  • Seattle is 12th in MLB with a slugging percentage of .420 this season.
  • The Mariners rank 19th in MLB with a .244 team batting average.
  • Seattle has scored 674 runs (4.8 per game) this season, which ranks 11th in MLB.
  • The Mariners have an on-base percentage of .324 this season, which ranks 13th in the league.
  • The Mariners are one of the least disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking 29th with an average of 9.9 strikeouts per game.
  • Seattle strikes out 9.1 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, seventh-best in MLB.
  • Seattle has the first-best ERA (3.74) in the majors this season.
  • The Mariners have a combined WHIP of just 1.185 as a pitching staff, which is the second-best in baseball this season.

Rays Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Civale (7-3 with a 2.76 ERA and 95 strikeouts in 107 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Rays, his 20th of the season.
  • His most recent time out was on Monday against the Boston Red Sox, when the right-hander threw 5 1/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing two hits.
  • Civale is trying to pick up his eighth quality start of the season.
  • Civale is aiming for his sixth straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.6 frames per appearance on the hill.
  • In five of his 19 total appearances this season he has not given up an earned run.

Mariners Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Mariners will send Trent Thornton to the mound for his first start this season.
  • The 29-year-old righty has pitched in relief 18 times already this season, but will make his first start.

Rays Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Rays Starter Opponent Starter
9/4/2023 Red Sox L 7-3 Home Aaron Civale Brayan Bello
9/5/2023 Red Sox W 8-6 Home Zach Eflin Kutter Crawford
9/6/2023 Red Sox W 3-1 Home Tyler Glasnow Nick Pivetta
9/7/2023 Mariners L 1-0 Home Zack Littell Luis Castillo
9/8/2023 Mariners W 7-4 Home Taj Bradley George Kirby
9/9/2023 Mariners - Home Aaron Civale Trent Thornton
9/10/2023 Mariners - Home Zach Eflin Bryce Miller
9/11/2023 Twins - Away - -
9/12/2023 Twins - Away Zack Littell Joe Ryan
9/13/2023 Twins - Away Taj Bradley Dallas Keuchel
9/14/2023 Orioles - Away Aaron Civale Jack Flaherty

Mariners Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Mariners Starter Opponent Starter
9/4/2023 Reds L 6-3 Away Bryan Woo Tejay Antone
9/5/2023 Reds L 7-6 Away Bryce Miller Connor Phillips
9/6/2023 Reds W 8-4 Away Logan Gilbert Lyon Richardson
9/7/2023 Rays W 1-0 Away Luis Castillo Zack Littell
9/8/2023 Rays L 7-4 Away George Kirby Taj Bradley
9/9/2023 Rays - Away Trent Thornton Aaron Civale
9/10/2023 Rays - Away Bryce Miller Zach Eflin
9/11/2023 Angels - Home Logan Gilbert Reid Detmers
9/12/2023 Angels - Home Luis Castillo Patrick Sandoval
9/13/2023 Angels - Home George Kirby Tyler Anderson
9/15/2023 Dodgers - Home Bryan Woo Bobby Miller

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