MLB Picks for Today Mariners vs Athletics Prediction 3/15

MLB Picks for Today Mariners vs Athletics Prediction 3/15

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The Seattle Mariners will face off against the Oakland Athletics on March 15th at 4:05 PM at the Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Arizona. Both teams have had a mixed start to the season, with the Mariners boasting a 9-7 record and the Athletics sitting at 7-10. In this article, we will analyze both teams' hitting and pitching performances, provide injury reports, identify players to watch, and give our prediction for the game.

Seattle Mariners

Hitting:

The Mariners have had a solid start at the plate this season, with Jarred Kelenic leading the team with 4 home runs and 8 RBIs. Spencer Packard is also off to a hot start with a .667 batting average. As a team, the Mariners are hitting .265 with an OBP of .338 and a SLG of .460.

Pitching:

On the mound, the Mariners have struggled a bit, with a team ERA of 5.01 and a WHIP of 1.49. However, they have had some strong individual performances, with Chris Flexen posting a 1.80 ERA and Yusei Kikuchi striking out 17 batters in 12 innings pitched.

Oakland Athletics

Hitting: The Athletics have also had a solid start at the plate, with Jace Peterson leading the team with 2 home runs and 6 RBIs. The team is hitting .266 with an OBP of .370 and a SLG of .442.

Pitching: Pitching has been a struggle for the Athletics this season, with a team ERA of 6.84 and a WHIP of 1.80. However, Cole Irvin has been a bright spot with a 1.74 ERA in 10.1 innings pitched.

Injuries:

The Mariners are missing Cade Marlowe, Taylor Trammell, and Tommy La Stella, while J.P. Crawford and Dylan Moore are day-to-day. The Athletics are missing Paul Blackburn and Manny Pina, with Freddy Tarnok listed as day-to-day.

Players to Watch:

Watch out for Jarred Kelenic on the Mariners, who has been on fire at the plate with 4 home runs and 8 RBIs. On the Athletics, keep an eye on Jace Peterson, who leads the team with 2 home runs and 6 RBIs.

Prediction:

Based on the hitting and pitching performances so far this season, we predict that the Seattle Mariners will come out on top in this game.

Pick: Seattle Mariners.

Make your own MLB picks today and tune in to see how the game plays out on March 15th at 4:05 PM.

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