Athletics hit the road against the Mariners in division matchup
Seattle; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle will host Oakland in a meeting of division rivals.
The Mariners are 26-48 against the rest of their division. Seattle’s lineup has 238 home runs this season, Daniel Vogelbach leads them with 30 homers.
The Athletics are 43-31 in division matchups. The Oakland pitching staff has a combined team ERA of 4.00, Homer Bailey leads the staff with a mark of 4.57. The Mariners won the last meeting 4-3. Art Warren earned his first victory and Shed Long went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI for Seattle. Liam Hendriks registered his fourth loss for Oakland.
TOP PERFORMERS: Vogelbach leads the Mariners with 47 extra base hits and is batting .207. J.P. Crawford is 8-for-34 with a double, a home run and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Seattle.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 5-5, .203 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Athletics: 6-4, .243 batting average, 2.68 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs