Red Sox Series Preview: @ Seattle Mariners

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Apr 29, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher

Felix Hernandez

(right) and second baseman

Robinson Cano

(left) joke around during the game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Red Sox continue their West Coast road trip, as they play the Seattle Mariners in a four-game series.

The Red Sox (16-18) sit in fourth place in the American League East division, while the Mariners (15-18) are in the middle of the AL West pack. After taking two of three games from the Oakland Athletics, the Red Sox have improved their away record to .500 (9-9), and will be looking to continue that trend in Seattle. The Mariners are 5-5 in their last 10 games, but have a winning record at home (9-8), this season.

By all accounts, it looks to be a close series, one that either team could win. Let’s look at the tale of the tape:

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