SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 23: Catcher John Jaso #27 of the Seattle Mariners wipes his forehead after taking a foul ball off his catchers mask against the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field on September 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The Rangers defeated the Mariners 3-2. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
The Angels are close to the top of the Wild Card standings. They'll try to pick up necessary wins against the Mariners at the Big A.
The Los Angeles Angels are just 2.5 games out of a Wild Card spot heading into the last two weeks of the season. They're also coming off a dominating sweep of the Chicago White Sox. They will now welcome their division rivals the Seattle Mariners to town for a three-game series beginning on Tuesday. This could be a great opportunity to try to gain some all-important ground on the Oakland Athletics and the Baltimore Orioles in the Wild Card chase.
TV Schedule & Probable Pitchers
Tuesday's game will begin at 7:05 p.m. PT and will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can catch the radio broadcast on KLAA 830. Zack Greinke will be following up pitching an absolute gem that the bullpen squandered and will be going for his sixth win as a member of the Angels. Erasmo Ramirez will go for his second major league win and third impressive outing since being recalled.
Wednesday's first pitch will be at 7:05 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can catch the radio broadcast on KLAA 830. C.J. Wilson is coming off a start where he lasted just 2.2 innings and will enter the game with a 12-10 record and 3.82 ERA. The M's will send their staff ace out to the hill as Felix Hernandez tries for his 14th win.
The finale on Thursday will get started at 12:35 p.m. PT and will be televised on FOX Sports West. You can catch the radio broadcast on KLAA 830. Taking the mound for the Angels is Dan Haren, who has won four of his last five starts and is 12-11 with a 4.35 ERA. He'll face Hisashi Iwakuma, who has filled the fifth starter position more than adequately for the Mariners in the second half. Iwakuma enters the game with a 2-1 record and 3.41 ERA.
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