Brent Stecker

Lineups: Mariners vs. Yankees, Game 1

Seth Smith is hitting second as Kyle Seager remains in the fifth spot against a righty in New York. (AP)

The Mariners are trying out Seth Smith in the second spot in the batting order with Kyle Seager remaining at No. 5 against a right-handed starting pitcher, plus they’ll face old teammate Dustin Ackley in the series opener at Yankee Stadium on Friday.

First pitch is at 4:05 p.m. with the pregame show airing at 3 on 710 ESPN Seattle.


Norichika Aoki, LF
Seth Smith, DH
Robinson Cano, 2B
Nelson Cruz, RF
Kyle Seager, 3B
Adam Lind, 1B
Chris Iannetta, C
Leonys Martin, CF
Ketel Marte, SS

Nathan Karns, RHP


Jacoby Ellsbury, CF
Brett Gardner, LF
Mark Teixeira, 1B
Brian McCann, C
Carlos Beltran, RF
Dustin Ackley, DH
Starlin Castro, 2B
Didi Gregorious, SS
Chase Headley, 3B

Luis Severino, RHP

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Brent Stecker

Brent Stecker is assistant editor of and a digital content producer for He joined the site in 2013 after covering sports for six years at The Wenatchee World. He is an avid musician and native of Ephrata, Wash. Follow Brent: @Stecker710


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