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Lineups: King’s Court in session for Mariners opener vs Astos

Sep 16, 2016, 3:48 PM | Updated: 4:10 pm
Felix Hernandez will start for the Mariners in their series opener against the Astros. (AP)...
Felix Hernandez will start for the Mariners in their series opener against the Astros. (AP)
(AP)

The Mariners have The King ready to throw in front of his court as they open a huge homestand on Friday night.

Felix Hernandez will pitch in front of King’s Court against the Astros, backed by a lineup that includes catcher Mike Zunino hitting sixth and Daniel Vogelbach at first base with Adam Lind still recovering from an injured finger.

The Astros will counter with right-handed starter Collin McHugh on the mound. Houston’s All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve, who has been battling a sore oblique, is also in the lineup for the 7:10 game, which will be live on 710 ESPN Seattle. The pregame show begins at 6.

Mariners

Norichika Aoki, LF
Seth Smith, RF
Robinson Cano, 2B
Nelson Cruz, DH
Kyle Seager, 3B
Mike Zunino, C
Leonys Martin, CF
Daniel Vogelbach, 1B
Ketel Marte, SS

Felix Hernandez, RHP

Astros

George Springer, RF
Yulieski Gurriel, 3B
Jose Altuve, 2B
Carlos Correa, SS
Evan Gattis, DH
Colby Rasmus, LF
Marwin Gonzalez, 1B
Jason Castro, C
Jake Marisnick, CF

Collin McHugh, RHP

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Lineups: King’s Court in session for Mariners opener vs Astos