OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais has said the Mariners might need a nice winning streak during the September stretch run to make a real postseason push. Kyle Seager hit his 35th home run for a career-best 100 RBIs, Ty France also connected and the Mariners moved up in the playoff race, beating the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Seattle topped the A's for the third day in row to pull within 2 1/2 games of the Yankees for the second AL w
There are only two playoff spots for the Blue Jays, Red Sox and Yankees.
Seattle Mariners (82-69, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-69, second in the AL West)Oakland, California; Wednesday, 9:40 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Chris Flexen (12-6, 3.66 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 110 strikeouts) Athletics: Cole Irvin (10-13, 3.94 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 112 strikeouts)FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Athletics -141, Mariners +122; over/under is 8 1/2 runsBOTTOM LINE: Oakland and Seattle will play on Wednesday.The Athletics are 40-36 in home games in 2020. Oakland's lineup has