Seattle started last week with a four-game sweep of the Athletics, but Oakland bounced back with a sweep of the AL West-leading Astros to keep them alive in the playoff hunt.
The Mariners won two of three games against the Angels in their most recent series.
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Game Date: Sept. 27, 2021
Game Time: 10 p.m. ET
TV Channel: NBC Sports California
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While the Astros still hold a comfortable lead in the division, both the Mariners and Athletics have a chance in the American League wild-card race.
The Yankees hold a one-game lead on the Red Sox for the first wild card. Boston holds a one-game lead on the Blue Jays, a two-game lead on the Astros and a three-game lead on the Athletics for the second wild card.
The Mariners will start Chris Flexen on the mound in Monday's series opener. Flexen sports a 13-6 record and a 3.56 ERA. The Athletics will counter with Cole Irvin, who has a 10-14 record and a 3.99 ERA. Both have thrown exactly 169.1 innings this season.
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