Houston Astros

Fiers set to follow no-hitter as A's face Mariners

The Oakland right-hander will be happy with keeping his team in the game when the Athletics visit the Seattle Mariners on Monday in the opener of a two-game set.

"It's a great moment, you want to enjoy it," the 33-year-old Fiers told reporters while reflecting on Tuesday's no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds .

Seattle is a divisional team, I need to put up a quality start and give us a chance to win."

He followed that outing by allowing one run and three hits over a season-long 7 2/3 innings while beating the New York Yankees last Wednesday.

Kikuchi gave up two runs (one earned) and four hits in 4 2/3 innings in a no-decision when he started against Oakland in Tokyo on March 21.

Khris Davis was back in the lineup as the designated hitter after missing three straight games due to a hip injury.

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