Seattle; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
LINE: Mariners -183, Athletics +156; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners play the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.
Seattle is 37-42 overall and 18-20 in home games. Mariners hitters have a collective .317 on-base percentage, the fifth-ranked percentage in the AL.
Oakland has gone 18-24 in road games and 26-53 overall. The Athletics are 19-7 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.
Saturday's game is the ninth time these teams meet this season. The Mariners are up 5-3 in the season series.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 7-3, .231 batting average, 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs
Athletics: 3-7, .241 batting average, 4.87 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
INJURIES: Mariners: Tom Murphy: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Taylor Trammell: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Luis Torrens: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Ty France: 10-Day IL (elbow), Evan White: 60-Day IL (hernia), Mitch Haniger: 60-Day IL (ankle), Kyle Lewis: 7-Day IL (concussion), Casey Sadler: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Athletics: Jed Lowrie: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Jonah Bride: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Dany Jimenez: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Daulton Jefferies: 60-Day IL (arm), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60-Day IL (elbow)