Athletics aim to stop 3-game slide, play the Mariners
Oakland Athletics (17-27, fifth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (18-25, fourth in the AL West)
Seattle; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: James Kaprielian (0-2, 4.50 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 16 strikeouts); Mariners: George Kirby (0-1, 3.60 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 11 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -159, Athletics +135; over/under is 7 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics look to end a three-game skid with a win over the Seattle Mariners.
Seattle has a 10-7 record in home games and an 18-25 record overall. Mariners hitters have a collective .313 on-base percentage, the fourth-ranked percentage in the AL.
Oakland is 6-15 in home games and 17-27 overall. The Athletics have gone 8-5 in games when they scored at least five runs.
The teams square off Tuesday for the second time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: J.P. Crawford has eight doubles, a triple, four home runs and 11 RBI for the Mariners. Julio Rodriguez is 14-for-39 with a double and three home runs over the past 10 games.
Sean Murphy has 11 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 20 RBI for the Athletics. Chad Pinder is 5-for-18 with two doubles, a home run and an RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 3-7, .256 batting average, 6.21 ERA, outscored by 17 runs
Athletics: 3-7, .233 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored by 23 runs
INJURIES: Mariners: Abraham Toro: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Erik Swanson: 15-Day IL (right shouler), Ken Giles: 60-Day IL (finger), Tom Murphy: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Mitch Haniger: 10-Day IL (ankle), Evan White: 60-Day IL (sports hernia), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Kyle Lewis: 10-Day IL (knee)
Athletics: Ramon Laureano: day-to-day (hand), Daulton Jefferies: 15-Day IL (right arm), Stephen Piscotty: 10-Day IL (calf), Stephen Vogt: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60-Day IL (elbow), Skye Bolt: 10-Day IL (oblique)