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The A's look to continue their offensive surge Thursday when they attempt to split their four-game home series with the Seattle Mariners.
Mariners RH Brandon Maurer (NR) vs. Athletics RH A.J. Griffin (2012: 7-1, 3.06)
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We're not sure if this game will be played today however.
Per Dave Sims on Twitter this AM - "M's vs A's finale not looking good. Today's Oakland Weather Channel forecast calling for 100% chance of rain."
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