The game will be made up as part of a straight doubleheader on Saturday, with the first game beginning at 4:10 p.m. ET and the second game starting approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of Game 1.
Fans with tickets for Friday's game may exchange their unused tickets at any time for any future similar-or-lesser priced regular season game in the next 12 months, excluding Opening Day 2019. The public betting now has 60 percent of the wagers going on the Tigers at home.
The Detroit offense has produced 4.4 runs per outing, including 3.7 per game over its last 10 games and 4.4 per game over its last five. Mike Leake has not been that good for the Mariners this year, but he had a nice outing against the Jays as he allowed just two ERs on six hits and a walk while striking out six in seven innings of work. Seattle is also 5-1 in Paxton's last six starts and 3-11 in their last 14 Sunday games. They are coming off a 9-3 win at Toronto on Thursday.
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The Tigers are coming off a 5-4 loss at Texas. They are also just 6-21 in their last 27 against the AL West.
Detroit's pitchers have given up 4.6 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. The bullpen ranks 24th in the league with a 4.70 ERA. The Mariners are putting up 4.64 runs per game while allowing 4.61 per contest. Despite the back-and-forth of Seattle, the Mariners are still the better team here and I think they will beat the Tigers more than they won't. He will probably not go far in this game and lurking behind him is a bad bullpen that could be a bit taxed after the doubleheader on Saturday.
According to oddsmakers, the Mariners are favored on the road today, as they are getting odds of -145 to win.