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Haniger hits 2 HRs, M's beat A's to gain in wild-card race

Tue, 2021-09-28 05:06

Mitch Haniger hit two identical three-run homers and the Seattle Mariners gained precious ground in the AL wild-card race with a 13-4 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Seattle’s 10th straight victory against Oakland tied the team record for most consecutive wins against a single opponent. The Mariners have won eight of nine overall and nine of their last 11.

Bassitt scheduled to start for Oakland against Seattle

Tue, 2021-09-28 01:29

Oakland Athletics (85-72, third in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (87-70, second in the AL West) Seattle; Tuesday, 10:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Chris Bassitt (12-4, 3.16 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 158 strikeouts) Mariners: Yusei Kikuchi (7-9, 4.36 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 163 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics travel to face the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday. The Mariners are 43-33 in home games in 2020.

2021 Athletics' MLB playoff quest doomed by talent shortfall

Tue, 2021-09-28 00:35

The A's thought they were good enough when the season started, but in reality, this roster never had the talent to compete for the playoffs.

A's Cole Irvin voices regret over Mariners comment

Tue, 2021-09-28 00:27

Monday, after allowing five runs on six hits in three-plus innings of Oakland’s 13-4 loss, Irvin pointed to those words when asked about why Seattle has presented a difficult matchup for him. It’s plain and simple,” Irvin said. Baseball has a way of humbling itself and to be honest it goes back to the comments I made early in the season.

Cole Irvin regrets old Mariners comments, deserved beating by Seattle

Mon, 2021-09-27 23:49

Cole Irvin has had a tough year against Seattle and he attributes it to disparaging comments he made about their lineup in May.

Athletics vs. Mariners Highlights

Mon, 2021-09-27 23:15

Haniger, France lift Mariners to big 13-4 win

Mitch Haniger hits two 3-run homers, M's crush A's to gain ground

Mon, 2021-09-27 22:59

With five games left to play, the Mariners will likely have to win at least four of them, which would put them at 91 wins to even have a hope at a wild-card spot or forcing a play-in game with either Toronto or Boston. When Flexen gave up a three-run homer to Seth Brown with two outs in the first inning, that BELIEVE sign and its message, which was strategically placed where the Mariners could see it from their dugout, were put to the test.

Haniger hits 2 HRs, M's beat A's to gain in wild-card race

Mon, 2021-09-27 22:58

Mitch Haniger hit two identical three-run homers and the Seattle Mariners gained precious ground in the AL wild-card race with a 13-4 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Seattle’s 10th straight victory against Oakland tied the team record for most consecutive wins against a single opponent. The Mariners have won eight of nine overall and nine of their last 11.

Haniger hits 2 HRs, M's beat A's to gain in wild-card race

Mon, 2021-09-27 22:56

Mitch Haniger hit two identical three-run homers and the Seattle Mariners gained precious ground in the AL wild-card race with a 13-4 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Seattle’s 10th straight victory against Oakland tied the team record for most consecutive wins against a single opponent. The Mariners have won eight of nine overall and nine of their last 11.

Oakland-Seattle Runs

Mon, 2021-09-27 22:43

Mariners third. Dylan Moore singles to right field. J.P. Crawford singles to shallow right field.

Khris Davis' RBI single

Mon, 2021-09-27 20:20

Khris Davis dumps an RBI single into center field as the A's reclaim the lead over the Mariners in the top of the 4th inning, 4-3

Frankie Montas joins 200 Strikeout Club, fifth pitcher in Oakland A's history to do so

Mon, 2021-09-27 16:47

The Oakland A’s rotation was the team’s top strength this season, the best groups of starters they’ve had in years. Now one of them has a new place in the franchise record books to show for it. On Friday against the Houston Astros, Frankie Montas earned his 200th strikeout of the summer.

With postseason chances hanging by a thread, how will the A's make due without Andrus and Lowrie?

Mon, 2021-09-27 16:11

Every big league team must manage impactful injuries and losses, but the Oakland A’s have endured some of the more brutal injuries (and suspensions) throwing way off kilter their postseason pursuit. Shortstop Elvis Andrus’s fractured left fibula and Jed Lowrie’s sprained hand will eliminate them from the remainder of the season and add to a litany of momentum-shifting injuries.

A's call up outfielder Luis Barrera, DFA reliever Michael Feliz

Mon, 2021-09-27 15:11

The Oakland A’s lineup has taken several injuries lately, so they brought up some help on Monday. The A’s recalled outfielder Luis Barrera from Triple-A Las Vegas. To make room on the 28-man roster, reliever Michael Feliz was designated for assignment.

Late coach Tony Robichaux heads 2021 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Athletics Hall of Fame class

Mon, 2021-09-27 13:10

The late Tony Robichaux, UL’s baseball coach for 25 seasons, is among four honorees who will be inducted next month into the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame, the Ragin’ Cajuns Letterman Club’s board of directors announced Monday. The 2021 class also includes former UL baseball players Paul Bako and Phil Devey along with former softball All-American Ashley Brignac Domec.

Late coach Tony Robichaux heads 2021 Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Athletics Hall of Fame class

Mon, 2021-09-27 13:10

The late Tony Robichaux, UL’s baseball coach for 25 seasons, is among four honorees who will be inducted next month into the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame, the Ragin’ Cajuns Letterman Club’s board of directors announced Monday. The 2021 class also includes former UL baseball players Paul Bako and Phil Devey along with former softball All-American Ashley Brignac Domec.

The Final Countdown: Mariners vs. Athletics Series Preview

Mon, 2021-09-27 12:00

The Mariners will likely see James Kaprielian out of the bullpen if the A’s need some bulk innings after Bassitt hits his limits. RHP Frankie Montas From a previous series preview: Frankie Montas has always had impressive raw stuff, but he’s had trouble harnessing it consistently. He had seemingly put everything together in 2019 but his breakout season was interrupted by a PED suspension.

Will The Oakland A's Strike Out With Fans Over Proposed 2021 Ticket Price Hikes?

Mon, 2021-09-27 11:50

"Are you trying to drive us away? The foundational fans have been here forever. Very disappointing."

Oakland Athletics vs. Seattle Mariners (9/27/21)

Mon, 2021-09-27 08:23

With only a handful of games remaining in the regular season, the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics have an outside chance of sneaking into the American League Wild Card picture. However, each team is in need of wins if they any chance of making it to the postseason, and they will try to do just that when they meet in the first game of their final series of the season. The Mariners have stormed past the A’s in the AL West standings.

A's travel to Seattle with AL wild-card spot still in play

Mon, 2021-09-27 04:21

One week after watching the Seattle Mariners sabotage their chances of winning the American League West, the Oakland Athletics get a chance to return the favor when they visit the Mariners for a critical three-game series that begins Monday night. Thanks in large part to a four-game sweep in Oakland at the beginning of last week, the Mariners (86-70) have overtaken the A’s (85-71) in their duel for second place in the AL West and, more important, their pursuit of an AL wild-card spot.

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