Houston Astros (45-39) vs. Seattle Mariners (43-41), July 6, 2016, 7:10 PM CDT
RHP Mike Fiers (6-3, 4.12 ERA, 1.33 WHIP) vs. LHP Wade LeBlanc (1-0, 1.50 ERA, 0.67 WHIP)
The Houston look to collect their third sweep against a American League West opponent in as many series. The Astros have used the long ball and solid pitching from their starters to get the job done.
Fiers is coming off six scoreless inning against the White Sox and he is rolling with a 2-0 record and a 0.51 ERA in his last three starts.Fiers is without a decision and had a 4.76 ERA in one career start against the Mariners -- the one start was not in 2016.
Current Mariners are.348 (8x23) against Fiers with a .389 BABIP, 6.50 FIP, 20.0 K%, and a 16.7 BB%.
|SEATTLE MARINERS CAREER STATISTICS VS. MIKE FIERS|
Wade LeBlanc was traded to the Mariners for a player to be named later from the Blue Jays on June 22. He has been stellar in his two starts with the M's thus far. He has allowed just two earned runs over 12 innings.
LeBlanc is 0-0 with a 3.86 ERA in three games (one start) against Houston -- his only two appearances at Minute Maid Park has come in relief.
Current Astros are batting .320 (8x25) against LeBlanc in their careers with a .389 BABIP, 4.55 FIP, 22.2 K%, and 7.4 BB%.
|HOUSTON ASTROS CAREER STATISTICS VS. WADE LEBLANC|