Athletics take 5-game losing streak into matchup against the Mariners

October 1, 2022 GMT

Oakland Athletics (56-101, fifth in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (86-70, second in the AL West)

Seattle; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: JP Sears (6-3, 4.22 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 45 strikeouts); Mariners: Luis Castillo (7-6, 3.06 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 159 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mariners -268, Athletics +218; over/under is 6 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics look to end a five-game losing streak with a win over the Seattle Mariners.

Seattle has gone 42-33 at home and 86-70 overall. The Mariners are 10th in MLB play with 189 total home runs, averaging 1.2 per game.

Oakland is 56-101 overall and 30-49 on the road. The Athletics are 14-25 in games decided by one run.

The teams square off Saturday for the 18th time this season. The Mariners are ahead 10-7 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: J.P. Crawford has 24 doubles, three triples and six home runs for the Mariners. Jarred Kelenic is 8-for-30 with three doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.

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Seth Brown has 26 doubles, two triples, 25 home runs and 67 RBI for the Athletics. Conner Capel is 11-for-27 with a triple and two home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 5-5, .228 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored by five runs

Athletics: 3-7, .219 batting average, 5.23 ERA, outscored by 17 runs

INJURIES: Mariners: Julio Rodriguez: 10-Day IL (back), Ryan Borucki: 15-Day IL (forearm), Tom Murphy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Athletics: Collin Wiles: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Joel Payamps: 15-Day IL (lumbar), Ramon Laureano: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Sam Moll: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Zach Jackson: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Dany Jimenez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Paul Blackburn: 60-Day IL (finger), Daulton Jefferies: 60-Day IL (arm), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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