Mariners take on the Athletics in first of 3-game series

September 30, 2022 GMT

Oakland Athletics (56-100, fifth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (85-70, second in the AL West)

Seattle; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Ken Waldichuk (1-2, 7.15 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, 21 strikeouts); Mariners: Logan Gilbert (13-6, 3.29 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 170 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners host the Oakland Athletics to start a three-game series.

Seattle has a 40-33 record at home and an 85-70 record overall. The Mariners have a 55-10 record in games when they scored at least five runs.

Oakland has a 30-48 record on the road and a 56-100 record overall. The Athletics have gone 32-15 in games when they scored five or more runs.

Friday’s game is the 17th time these teams square off this season. The Mariners are up 9-7 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ty France has 26 doubles, a triple and 20 home runs for the Mariners. Mitch Haniger is 9-for-37 with a double over the past 10 games.

Seth Brown leads Oakland with 25 home runs while slugging .450. Conner Capel is 11-for-25 with two home runs and eight RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 4-6, .217 batting average, 4.76 ERA, outscored by three runs

Athletics: 3-7, .222 batting average, 6.07 ERA, outscored by 25 runs

INJURIES: Mariners: Julio Rodriguez: 10-Day IL (back), Ryan Borucki: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tom Murphy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Athletics: Joel Payamps: 15-Day IL (lumbar), 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)


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