Athletics host the Angels on 3-game home slide

August 9, 2022 GMT

Los Angeles Angels (47-63, fourth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (41-69, fifth in the AL West)

Oakland, California; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Shohei Ohtani (9-7, 2.83 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 152 strikeouts); Athletics: James Kaprielian (3-5, 4.32 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 57 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels -182, Athletics +154; over/under is 6 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics take on the Los Angeles Angels looking to stop a three-game home slide.

Oakland has gone 17-37 in home games and 41-69 overall. The Athletics are 14-9 in games when they hit two or more home runs.

Los Angeles has a 23-31 record on the road and a 47-63 record overall. The Angels have a 37-10 record in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

Tuesday’s game is the 12th time these teams square off this season. The Angels are up 7-4 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Seth Brown leads Oakland with 17 home runs while slugging .465. Sean Murphy is 10-for-35 with two home runs and eight RBI over the past 10 games.

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Ohtani leads the Angels with 44 extra base hits (17 doubles, three triples and 24 home runs). David Fletcher is 8-for-22 with two doubles, two home runs and nine RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 4-6, .223 batting average, 3.72 ERA, outscored by four runs

Angels: 5-5, .226 batting average, 3.34 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs

INJURIES: Athletics: Daulton Jefferies: 60-Day IL (arm), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Angels: Mickey Moniak: 10-Day IL (finger), Michael Lorenzen: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Matt Duffy: 60-Day IL (back), Mike Trout: 10-Day IL (back), Archie Bradley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Rendon: 60-Day IL (wrist), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.