BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics head to take on the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.
The Mariners are 30-21 in home games in 2020. The Seattle pitching staff averages 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings, Yusei Kikuchi leads them with a mark of 9.6.
The Athletics have gone 26-19 away from home. Oakland is slugging .405 as a unit. Matt Olson leads the team with a slugging percentage of .588.
The Mariners won the last meeting 4-3. Paul Sewald recorded his sixth victory and Cal Raleigh went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Seattle. Jake Diekman registered his second loss for Oakland.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mitch Haniger leads the Mariners with 41 extra base hits and is batting .260.
Olson leads the Athletics with 26 home runs and has 65 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mariners: 6-4, .228 batting average, 4.19 ERA, outscored by four runs