Mariners take 3-game slide into matchup with Athletics
Seattle; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle enters the game as losers of their last three games.
The Mariners are 25-47 against the rest of their division. Seattle has slugged .428 this season. Kyle Lewis leads the team with a mark of .661.
The Athletics are 42-30 in division play. Oakland has hit 253 home runs this season, fifth in the league. Matt Olson leads them with 35, averaging one every 13.5 at-bats.
TOP PERFORMERS: Daniel Vogelbach leads the Mariners with 30 home runs and has 76 RBIs. Shed Long is 15-for-44 with three doubles, a triple, three home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Seattle.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 6-4, .227 batting average, 3.32 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs
Athletics: 7-3, .254 batting average, 2.87 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs