Athletics start 3-game series against the Mariners

Sep 19, 2022, 11:41 AM | Updated: Sep 20, 2022, 12:02 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.

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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