Lineups: Mariners-Reds, Game 1

May 20, 2016, 11:43 AM | Updated: 12:41 pm
The Mariners will keep slugger Nelson Cruz in the lineup for Friday's series opener in Cincinnati. ...
The Mariners will keep slugger Nelson Cruz in the lineup for Friday's series opener in Cincinnati. (AP)

The Mariners have their lineup set for the series opener in Cincinnati, though the game is at risk of being rained out.

Weather permitting, Norichika Aoki will be the odd man out in the National League ballpark, as Ketel Marte will leadoff, Nelson Cruz will be in right field, and Seth Smith will shift over to left. The day’s starting pitcher, Hisashi Iwakuma, will hit ninth. He’s a career 0-for-9 hitter.

The Mariners and Reds are set to start at 4:10 on 710 ESPN Seattle, with the pregame show at 3.


Ketel Marte, SS
Seth Smith, LF
Robinson Canó, 2B
Nelson Cruz, RF
Kyle Seager, 3B
Adam Lind, 1B
Chris Iannetta, C
Leonys Martin, CF
Hisashi Iwakuma, RHP


Zack Cozart, SS
Billy Hamilton, CF
Joey Votto, 1B
Brandon Phillips, 2B
Jay Bruce, RF
Eugenio Suarez, 3B
Adam Duvall, LF
Tucker Barnhart, C
Dan Straily, RHP

No starting pitcher.

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