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Athletics begin 3-game series against the Mariners

June 21, 2022 GMT

Seattle Mariners (29-39, fourth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (23-45, fifth in the AL West)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Marco Gonzales (3-7, 3.41 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 40 strikeouts); Athletics: James Kaprielian (0-4, 6.31 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 27 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -145, Athletics +124; over/under is 8 runs

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

Oakland has a 23-45 record overall and an 8-26 record at home. The Athletics have an 11-6 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

Seattle is 29-39 overall and 14-21 on the road. The Mariners have a 22-6 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

Tuesday’s game is the fourth time these teams match up this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Seth Brown has nine home runs, 18 walks and 32 RBI while hitting .210 for the Athletics. Christian Bethancourt is 11-for-35 with three doubles, three home runs and seven RBI over the past 10 games.

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Ty France has 10 home runs, 20 walks and 44 RBI while hitting .314 for the Mariners. Julio Rodriguez is 10-for-37 with four doubles, a home run and four RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 3-7, .210 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored by 18 runs

Mariners: 3-7, .189 batting average, 2.77 ERA, outscored by seven runs

INJURIES: Athletics: 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)

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