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Mariners lineup: Mike Leake sets sights on 3rd win in opener vs A’s

Mike Leake and the Mariners return to Safeco Field on Friday to take on the Athletics. (AP)

The Mariners will turn to veteran right-hander Mike Leake to keep their momentum moving in the right direction in their return home Friday night.

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Leake, who is 2-0 with a 3.00 ERA and 1.25 WHIP in two starts this season, will be on the mound for the Mariners’ series opener against the Oakland Athletics at 7:10 p.m. on 710 ESPN Seattle. The M’s are coming off a 4-3 road trip.

The Mariners will have Daniel Vogelbach hitting sixth as the designated hitter, Mike Marjama at catcher, Ichiro Suzuki in left field, and Andrew Romine playing first base and hitting ninth.

Oakland will go with Andrew Triggs (1-0, 2.53 ERA) as its starting pitcher.

Coverage begins on 710 ESPN Seattle with the pregame show at 6 p.m.

Mariners (6-4)

Dee Gordon, CF
Jean Segura, SS
Robinson Cano, 2B
Mitch Haniger, RF
Kyle Seager, 3B
Daniel Vogelbach, DH
Mike Marjama, C
Ichiro Suzuki, LF
Andrew Romine, 1B

Mike Leake, RHP

Athletics (5-8)

Matt Joyce, LF
Marcus Semien, SS
Jed Lowrie, 2B
Khris Davis, DH
Matt Olson, 1B
Matt Chapman, 3B
Jonathan Lucroy, C
Stephen Piscotty, RF
Jake Smolinksi, CF

Andrew Triggs, RHP

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