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Game Thread No.18: Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners, Apr 17, 2018 9:10 PM CDT

Join the conversation as Lance McCullers Jr. looks to rebound from a bad outing in Minnesota against the Seattle Mariners and Ariel Miranda.

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Seattle Mariners (9-5) vs. Houston Astros (10-7), April 17, 2018, 9:10 PM CDT

TV: AT&T SportsNet-SW, MLB Network (out-of-market only)

Radio: KBME 790 AM, La Ranchera 850 AM

Online: MLB.TV

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Pitching Matchup

LHP Ariel Miranda (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0 SO) vs. RHP Lance McCullers Jr. (1-1, 7.73 ERA, 23 SO)

Today's Lineups

Houston Astros Seattle Mariners
George Springer - RF Dee Gordon - CF
Jose Altuve - 2B Jean Segura - SS
Carlos Correa - SS Robinson Cano - 2B
Yuli Gurriel - 1B Nelson Cruz - DH
Alex Bregman - 3B Kyle Seager - 3B
Josh Reddick - LF Mitch Haniger - RF
Evan Gattis - DH Daniel Vogelbach - 1B
Brian McCann - C Ichiro Suzuki - LF
Jake Marisnick - CF Mike Marjama - C
Lance McCullers Jr. - RHP Ariel Miranda - LHP

If the Astros lineup cannot get it going tonight, then the worries will become much more serious. No disrespect to Ariel Miranda, but he's no James Paxton. Also, Lance McCullers Jr. has the stuff to shut down a lineup on any given night, so his starts are always exciting and have electrifying potential. Should be a fun one in Seattle...