Athletics host the Angels on 3-game home slide
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.
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)