Mariners Vs. Athletics Series Preview: TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers & More

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 26: Casper Wells #33 (L) of the Seattle Mariners is congratulated by teammates after scoring in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on June 26, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners defeated the Athletics 3-2. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The A's will come back to town on Friday. King Felix will be on the hill as the three-game series begins.

The Seattle Mariners are trying to get back on the right track and a series win against the Boston Red Sox was a great place to start. The Oakland Athletics will be coming to Safeco Field at the best possible time, as they have just suffered a sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Angels.

King Felix will get the ball in the opener as the M's try to pick up another second-half series win.

TV Schedule & Probable Pitchers

Friday's game will begin at 7:10 p.m. PT and will be televised on ROOT Sports. You can catch the radio broadcast on ESPN 710. Felix Hernandez takes the mound in the opener and will try to continue his late surge for the American League Cy Young Award. He will face A.J. Griffin, who enters the game with a 4-0 record and 2.26 ERA.

Saturday's first pitch will be at 6:10 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on ROOT Sports. You can catch the radio broadcast on ESPN 710. Hisashi Iwakuma will try to keep rolling, as he has allowed one earned run in his last four starts. He'll go up against Brett Anderson, who has been lights-out since returning from the disabled list and is 3-0 with an ERA of 0.90.

Sunday's series finale will get started at 1:10 p.m. PT and will be televised on ROOT Sports. You can catch the radio broadcast on ESPN 710. Jason Vargas will be gunning for his 15th win of the season. His opponent will be Tom Milone, who is 11-10 with a 3.94 ERA.


Current Series

3 game series vs Athletics @ SAFECO Field

Oakland Athletics
@ Seattle Mariners

Friday, Sep 7, 2012, 7:10 PM PDT
SAFECO Field

A.J. Griffin vs Felix Hernandez

Clear. Winds blowing from left to right field at 5-10 m.p.h.. Game time temperature around 75.

Complete Coverage >

Sat 09/08 6:10 PM PDT
Sun 09/09 1:10 PM PDT

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