Urquidy scheduled to begin for Houston towards Seattle | Sports activities

Seattle Mariners (13-9, second in AL West) versus Houston Astros (10-11, fourth in AL West)

Houston; Monday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Justus Sheffield (1-1, 4.86 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 16 strikeouts) Astros: Jose Urquidy (0-2, 5.14 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 20 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: Houston and Seattle will play on Monday.

The Astros are 10-6 against teams from the AL West. The Houston offense averaged 0.254 this season as a team, which is good for fourth place in the majors. Michael Brantley leads the team with a grade of 0.333.

The Mariners are 2-1 against teams from the AL West. Seattle has a team base percentage of 0.298, led by Ty France with a grade of 0.409.

The Mariners won the last meeting 7-2. Ljay Newsome took his first win and France went 2-3 with a double, a home run and three RBIs for Seattle. Jake Odorizzi saw his second loss for Houston.

TOP PERFORMER: Brantley leads the Astros with 13 additional base hits and beats .594.

Mitch Haniger leads the Mariners with 26 hits and beats .292.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Astros: 4-6, .233 batting average, 4.24 ERA, outperformed opponents by five runs

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