Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics, last game of the series. The first game was for the Mariners for just one run. It is a short series for the intensity is the same as in other series. The Mariners at home have a negative record, so far only a winning series in the season. It was difficult to start the season at home against the Red Sox but they won that 3-1 series. The Athletics are a disaster on the road this season. A single winning series this season on the road against the Orioles, all the others were defeats.
Seattle Mariners: Doing things right at home.
The Mariners won the first game 6-5 of the series in extra innings. The Mariners started the game well by scoring the first run in the first inning. The Athletics took the lead with four runs and in the eighth inning the Mariners tied the game with three runs. Vogelbach was the best with 1 run, 1 hit and 3 RBI in only 3 at bats. Only three wins in the last 10 home games for the Mariners. The only winning series at home was against the Red Sox 3-1 and the Angles 2-0.
At home the Mariners are scoring an average of 4.68 runs per game, 3.89 walks, 7.21 hits, 1.32 home runs, 13.11 left on base. The defense is mediocre allowing 5.89 runs per game, 3.42 walks, 8.63 strike outs, 9.63 hits, 1.68 homeruns and 15.58 left on base. This is the third series of only two games in the season, the first was against the Angels and the second with Cubs.
Mike Leake with a negative record will open the last game of the series against the Athletics. The season has been bad for Leake, two wins and four losses, 4.37 ERA, 47.1 pitched innings, 58 hits, 27 runs, 11 home runs and 1,415 WHIP. Three home games, a single victory against the Red Sox in May in the third of the series 6-5.
Oakland Athletics: Very bad on the road.
The Athletics have five victories in 19 games on the road. The team has won a single series against the Orioles on the road 3-1 in April. Seven straight losses was the worst streak of the Athletics on the road. Prior to this series against the Mariners, the team had lost a series against the Pirates 1-2. The offense is good on the road, but the defense does not work. The Athletics allow more runs than they can score.
On the road the average is 5.32 runs per game, 3.42 walks, 9.05 hits, 1.58 home runs, 14.26 left on base. The defense allows 5.74 runs per game, 3.26 walks, 6.89 strike outs, 9.21 hits, 1.37 home runs and 14.53 left on base. In almost all defeats this season the Athletics lost by more than 4.2 runs.
Brett Anderson is ready for the final game of the series. Anderson is the third best pitcher on the roster. Four wins and two losses, 4.19 ERA, 43.0 pitched innings, 43 hits, 21 runs, 1 home run, 22 strike outs and 1,442 WHIP. The record on the road for him is 2-2 this season. The last victory was against the Pirates 14-1.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics 05/14/2019 is: take the Seattle Mariners +100 (Point Spread).
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