Athletics start 3-game series against the Mariners

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
 
Posted9/20/2022 7:00 AM

Seattle Mariners (81-65, second in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (53-94, fifth in the AL West)

Oakland, California; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

 

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Luis Castillo (7-5, 2.68 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 150 strikeouts); Athletics: JP Sears (5-2, 3.90 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 36 strikeouts)


FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -213, Athletics +176; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics start a three-game series at home against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday.

Oakland has a 23-49 record in home games and a 53-94 record overall. The Athletics have a 13-23 record in games decided by one run.

Seattle has a 42-33 record in road games and an 81-65 record overall. The Mariners have the eighth-ranked team slugging percentage in the AL at .390.

Tuesday's game is the 14th meeting between these teams this season. The Mariners have an 8-5 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sean Murphy has a .253 batting average to rank second on the Athletics, and has 33 doubles, two triples and 18 home runs. Tony Kemp is 11-for-32 with two home runs and six RBI over the past 10 games.

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Ty France has 24 doubles, 20 home runs and 77 RBI while hitting .274 for the Mariners. Julio Rodriguez is 11-for-24 with two doubles and four home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 3-7, .210 batting average, 7.43 ERA, outscored by 29 runs

Mariners: 4-6, .214 batting average, 3.52 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

INJURIES: Athletics: Ramon Laureano: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Sam Moll: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Adam Oller: 15-Day IL (rib), Zach Jackson: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Dany Jimenez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Paul Blackburn: 60-Day IL (finger), Daulton Jefferies: 60-Day IL (arm), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Mariners: Cal Raleigh: day-to-day (thumb), Julio Rodriguez: day-to-day (back), Eugenio Suarez: 10-Day IL (finger), Ryan Borucki: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tom Murphy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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