Mariners begin 3-game series with the Athletics
Oakland Athletics (17-26, fifth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (17-25, fourth in the AL West)
Seattle; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Zach Logue (2-2, 2.04 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 14 strikeouts); Mariners: Marco Gonzales (2-4, 3.08 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 24 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -168, Athletics +144; over/under is 7 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners host the Oakland Athletics to begin a three-game series.
Seattle has a 17-25 record overall and a 9-7 record at home. The Mariners have a 15-4 record in games when they out-hit their opponents.
Oakland has gone 6-15 in home games and 17-26 overall. The Athletics have a 5-18 record in games when they have given up a home run.
Monday’s game is the first time these teams meet this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Eugenio Suarez leads Seattle with eight home runs while slugging .457. Abraham Toro is 7-for-23 with two home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.
Sean Murphy has 10 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 20 RBI for the Athletics. Seth Brown is 7-for-28 with two doubles, a triple, a home run and four RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 3-7, .246 batting average, 5.68 ERA, outscored by 17 runs
Athletics: 3-7, .208 batting average, 4.70 ERA, outscored by 24 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), Frankie Montas: 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)