Mariners Vs. Red Sox Series Preview: Which Boston Team Will Show Up?

BOSTON, MA - MAY 13: Jarrod Saltalamacchia watches his two run homer fly out of the park as Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians catches on April 21, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Mariners will head to Boston for a short two-game series. They'll hope to give the Red Sox another early-season headache.

The Seattle Mariners managed to ruin Sunday for New York Yankees fans as they hit a pair of home runs off of the returning Andy Pettitte and picked up a win. The Mariners will try to make life tough for another powerhouse East Coast institution as they head to Fenway Park for a short two-game series against the Boston Red Sox.

The Red Sox have had much-publicized early season struggles, but have won three straight heading into Monday's game. When the Sox have been bad, they've been very bad. But when they've been good, they've piled on scores of runs in blowout victories. The Mariners will be hoping they can put up some runs of their own in a park that's conducive to a lot of offense.

TV Schedule & Probable Pitchers

On Monday, the game will begin at 4:10 p.m. PT and will be televised on ROOT Sports. You can catch the radio broadcast on 710 ESPN. Jason Vargas will be trying for his fifth win of the season as he goes up against the 1-3 lefty Jon Lester.

Tuesday's first pitch will be at 1:05 p.m. PT and will be televised on ROOT Sports. You can catch the radio broadcast on 710 ESPN. Blake Beavan will get the ball for the Mariners. Beavan has been fairly consistent but is still looking for just his second win of the season. He'll go up against Josh Beckett, who has been in hot water with the fans and media all season and is at 2-4 with a 5.97 ERA.


Current Series

2 game series vs Red Sox @ Fenway Park

Seattle Mariners
@ Boston Red Sox

Monday, May 14, 2012, 4:10 PM PDT
Fenway Park

Kevin Millwood vs Jon Lester

Mostly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing out to center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 65.

Complete Coverage >

Tue 05/15 1:05 PM PDT

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