Thu, Jun 23, 2022 12:01 AM
By The Associated Press, Data Skrive
Seattle Mariners (31-39, fourth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (23-47, fifth in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Thursday, 3:37 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: No starters named
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -135, Athletics +115; over/under is 7 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners hit the road against the Oakland Athletics trying to prolong a three-game road winning streak.
Oakland has a 23-47 record overall and an 8-28 record at home. The Athletics are 5-11 in games decided by one run.
Seattle has gone 16-21 on the road and 31-39 overall. The Mariners have gone 15-6 in games when they hit at least two home runs.
The teams match up Thursday for the sixth time this season. The Mariners are ahead 3-2 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Tony Kemp is 11th on the Athletics with a .222 batting average, and has seven doubles, a home run, 23 walks and 10 RBI. Sean Murphy is 10-for-33 with two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.
J.P. Crawford has 15 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 19 RBI while hitting .281 for the Mariners. Julio Rodriguez is 13-for-36 with five doubles and a home run over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 3-7, .213 batting average, 4.97 ERA, outscored by 28 runs
Mariners: 4-6, .216 batting average, 2.37 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs
INJURIES: Athletics: Dany Jimenez: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Sam Moll: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Daulton Jefferies: 60-Day IL (arm), Skye Bolt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Piscotty: 10-Day IL (calf), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Mariners: Evan White: 60-Day IL (hernia), Mitch Haniger: 60-Day IL (ankle), Kyle Lewis: 7-Day IL (concussion), Tom Murphy: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder)