GAME: Mariners (2-0, 1st, AL West, +0.5 GA) at Athletics (0-2, 5th, AL West, -20. GB). GAME #: 3. SERIES: 3rd of 4 games. MEETING: 3rd (Mariners lead 2-0). WHEN: Wednesday, 7:05 p.m., Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA. STREAKS: Mariners W 2; Athletics L 2. TV: Root Sports. RADIO: ESPN 710, Mariners Radio Network
Over the past two decades, the Mariners have gotten off to 2-0 starts just five times, including this season, but only once in that span did they launch a campaign 3-0. Lefty Joe Saunders can rekindle memories of 1995 Wednesday when he makes his Seattle debut against the Oakland Athletics in the third of four games between the clubs.