Seager is not in the lineup Tuesday against the A's. Seager will head to the bench as manager Scott Servais stacks right-handed hitters against southpaw Brett Anderson. In his place, Kris Negron will start at the hot corner and hit sixth.
Seager went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in Wednesday's 9-0 rout of the Astros. After his first-inning single brought home Robinson Cano, Seager's solo shot in the sixth gave him 22 homers and 76 RBI on the year. The veteran third baseman came into the contest with a career-low .248 BABIP and .220 batting average, but his power numbers remain as steady as ever -- Seager's hit between 20 and 30 home runs, and collected between 69 and 99 RBI, in every season since 2012.
Seager went 2-for-4 with a walk and a run in a win over the Astros on Monday. Seager is in the midst of one of his more consistent offensive stretches of the season, as he's now hit safely in seven consecutive games. The third baseman has four extra-base hits (three doubles, one home run) during that span and has boosted his September average to .250, an unspectacular number that nevertheless represents a significant improvement over the .183 figure he generated in August.
Seager is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Angels, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. Seager is currently in the midst of a modest five-game hitting streak but will head to the bench as left-hander Andrew Heaney starts for the Angels. Kris Negron will start at third base and bat eighth for the Mariners.
Seager went 2-for-5 with an RBI single and a double in a win over the Angels on Thursday. Seager seems to be showing some signs of life at the plate as the season winds down, as he's now hit safely in four straight, a span during which he's laced three extra-base hits (two doubles, one home run). The veteran third baseman continues to man the hot corner on an everyday basis despite his forgettable .218 batting average and .269 on-base percentage, and with 55 extra-base hits (34 doubles, 21 homers), he's at least offering plenty of pop from the latter half of the order.
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