Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 4, 2024

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Jun 4, 2024 6:16 AM
The Seattle Mariners, riding a 34-27 record, travel to Oakland Coliseum to take on the 24-37 Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at 9:40 PM. The Mariners, with a 13-16 record on the road, look to improve their away form against an Athletics team struggling at home with a 13-16 record.
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Mariners vs Athletics starting pitchers

  • Mitch Spence for Oakland Athletics
  • George Kirby for Seattle Mariners

Mariners vs Athletics statistics

Stat Mariners Athletics
Hits 439 (28th) 456 (23rd)
Batting Average .222 (29th) .223 (28th)
Runs Batted In 222 (Tied-23rd) 222 (Tied-23rd)
Runs 230 (27th) 231 (26th)
Home Runs 66 (9th) 73 (5th)
Walks 189 (Tied-13th) 193 (Tied-10th)
Stolen Bases 40 (14th) 31 (Tied-22nd)
Strikeouts 612 (1st) 595 (2nd)
Pitches 8988 (8th) 8873 (Tied-9th)

Oakland Athletics recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/2/24 @ Atlanta Braves L 3-1
6/1/24 @ Atlanta Braves W 11-9
5/31/24 @ Atlanta Braves L 4-2
5/30/24 @ Tampa Bay Rays L 6-5 F/12
5/29/24 @ Tampa Bay Rays L 4-3

Seattle Mariners recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/2/24 vs Los Angeles Angels W 5-1
6/1/24 vs Los Angeles Angels W 9-0
5/31/24 vs Los Angeles Angels W 5-4
5/30/24 vs Houston Astros L 4-0
5/29/24 vs Houston Astros W 2-1 F/10

Mariners vs Athletics predictions

Looking at Seattle's lineup, it's exciting to think about what Julio Rodriguez might accomplish in this game. With his ability to consistently get on base mixed with his speed, he's a game-changer anytime he steps up to the plate. Ty France is another key player whose contact-heavy approach could really pay off against the Athletics' pitching. Cal Raleigh, riding the momentum with his strong batting record, might just be the power hitter to keep an eye on. His knack for knocking homers could definitely tilt the scales in favor of the Mariners.

On the flip side, the Oakland Athletics have their own weapons. Brent Rooker, leading the team with a solid batting average and impressive homer stats, could be a pivotal player in this matchup. Meanwhile, Seth Brown, despite his strikeout rates, has shown he can produce crucial RBIs when it counts. Not to be overlooked, Shea Langeliers could come up clutch, especially with his ability to hit strategically and knock in those extra runs. These key players could make significant impacts if they connect well with the ball.

Given the recent form and the bookings for this game, I'm leaning towards a tight contest. However, with Seattle's depth and slightly stronger batting lineup, they might hold an edge over Oakland. If guys like Julio Rodriguez and Ty France play to their potential, the Mariners could very well outscore the Athletics. Still, baseball is unpredictable, and Oakland's sluggers have every chance to turn the game around with a few big hits. It should be a thrilling matchup, but my money's on Seattle taking this one home.

Oakland Athletics injuries

  • Sean Newcomb (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Danis Correa (RP): Day-To-Day
  • J.T. Ginn (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Esteury Ruiz (LF): 10-Day-IL
  • Max Muncy (SS): Day-To-Day

Seattle Mariners injuries

  • Jorge Polanco (2B): 10-Day-IL
  • Taylor Dollard (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Gabe Speier (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Colt Emerson (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Gregory Santos (RP): 60-Day-IL

Mariners vs Athletics game info

Venue Oakland Coliseum
Location Oakland, California
First pitch Tue 9:40 PM
Temperature 55°
Chance of Rain 0%

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