Seattle Mariners gear up to take on the Guardians in season opener

The Seattle Mariners begin the 2023 season at home against the Cleveland Guardians on Thursday.

Seattle had a 90-72 record overall and a 46-35 record in home games last season. 

PEORIA, ARIZONA - MARCH 09: Robert Perez Jr. #81 of the Seattle Mariners throws the ball during a Spring Training exhibition game against Team Canada at Peoria Stadium on March 09, 2023 in Peoria, Arizona. (Photo by John E. Moore III/Getty Images)

The Mariners pitching staff averaged 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings while giving up 3.8 runs per game in the 2022 season.

Cleveland had a 92-70 record overall and a 46-35 record on the road last season. 

The Guardians pitching staff had a collective 3.46 ERA while averaging 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings in the 2022 season.


Guardians: Shane Bieber (0-0)

Mariners: Luis Castillo (0-0)

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Mariners roster effectively set for Opening Day

Though it won't be set in stone until Thursday, the Seattle Mariners roster for Opening Day against the Cleveland Guardians is in place.

Seattle; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. PT