In the last of a three-game series between the Oakland Athletics (13-15) and the Seattle Mariners (15-11) at O.C. Coliseum, Sean Manaea (0-0, 7.20 ERA) and Felix Hernandez (2-2, 1.38 ERA) take the mound. The Mariners won the last game 8-2, and Seattle leads the series 2-0. The game starts at 3:35 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May. 4 and will air on MLBN and RTNW.
In his most recent outing, Manaea pitched 5.0 innings, giving up four runs, striking out three and walking four in a 7-4 victory over the Astros. Khris Davis (.235, 9 Rs, 6 HRs, 13 RBIs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run, one home run, and one RBI. The Mariners were victorious over the Royals 1-0 the last time Hernandez pitched. He went 7.2 innings, allowing zero runs, striking out four and walking three. Robinson Cano (.267, 16 Rs, 9 HRs, 25 RBIs) has been doing well offensively for the Mariners, going 2 for 4 yesterday with two runs, one home run, and one RBI.
The odds are Seattle -120 for this game and the Over/Under (O/U) is currently 7.5.
The Athletics are 3-2 against the Mariners this season.
Predictions: SU Winner - SEA
The Athletics are 5-6 against their divisional rivals, while the Mariners are 9-8 against their division.
The Athletics are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Mariners have a 3-1 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
It looks like the Mariners have a slight leg up on the Athletics, as the Mariners have won their last two games while the Athletics have lost their last three.
When they outhit their opponents, the Mariners are 11-3. The Athletics have an 11-2 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 24th in runs, Oakland has earned 96 this season. Seattle ranks 12th with 113 runs.
Ranking 26th, Oakland is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 67 this season. Seattle ranks in the top 10 at ninth with 89.
When the Athletics hit at least one home run, they are 9-9. When the Mariners hit at least one homer, they have a 13-7 record.