Athletics vs. Mariners – Game Preview – May 24, 2022
Oakland Athletics (17-27, fifth in AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (18-25, fourth in AL West)
Seattle; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PROBABLE PITCHERS: Athletics: James Kaprielian (0-2, 4.50 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 16 strikeouts); Mariners: George Kirby (0-1, 3.60 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 11 strikeouts)
LINE: Sailors -159, Athletics +135; over/under is 7 points
BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics are looking to end a three-game skid with a win over the Seattle Mariners.
Seattle is 10-7 in home games and 18-25 overall. Mariners batters have a collective .313 on-base percentage, fourth-ranked percentage in the AL.
Oakland is 6-15 in home games and 17-27 overall. Athletics went 8-5 in matches when they scored at least five points.
The teams meet on Tuesday for the second time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: JP Crawford has eight doubles, one triple, four home runs and 11 RBIs for the Mariners. Julio Rodriguez is 14-for-39 with a brace and three homers in the last 10 games.
Sean Murphy has 11 doubles, a triple, four homers and 20 RBIs for the Athletics. Chad Pinder is 5-for-18 with two doubles, a home run and an RBI in the last 10 games.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Mariners: 3-7, .256 batting average, 6.21 ERA, outscored by 17 runs
Athletics: 3-7, .233 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored by 23 points
INJURIES: Sailors: Abraham Toro: 10 day IL (shoulder), Erik Swanson: 15 day IL (right shoulder), 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), Daulton Jefferies: 15 days IL (right arm), Stephen Piscotty: 10 days IL (calf), Stephen Vogt: 10 days IL (undisclosed), Deolis Guerra: IL 60 days (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: IL 60 days (elbow), Skye Bolt: IL 10 days (oblique)