Yes, crafty left-handers are sneaky pitchers with high earned run averages who lull young hitters with off-speed stuff, then make them chase pitches - precisely the kind of thing the Seattle Mariners have done much of the season.
Does that mean Kansas City's Bruce Chen has an edge today? Maybe not - the Mariners counter with crafty right-hander Kevin Millwood.
Seattle has also decided to unleash a secret weapon, switch-hitting outfielder Trayvon Robinson, who hasn't played a big-league game in 2012. Of course, the Mariners are using right-handed hitting catcher Miguel Olivo, too.
Here's the full Mariners lineup:
Dustin Ackley 2BCasper Wells RFMichael Saunders CFJesus Montero DHKyle Seager 3BMiguel Olivo CMike Carp 1BTrayvon Robinson LFBrendan Ryan SSKevin Millwood RHP