Athletics host Los Angeles Angels, look to end home skid

Fri, May 13, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Athletics host Los Angeles Angels, look to end home skid

Los Angeles Angels (21-12, second in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (14-19, fifth in the AL West)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Chase Silseth (0-0); Athletics: Daulton Jefferies (1-5, 5.22 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels -148, Athletics +126; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics are looking to end their seven-game home skid with a victory against the Los Angeles Angels.

Oakland is 4-10 at home and 14-19 overall. The Athletics are 3-1 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Los Angeles is 21-12 overall and 12-7 at home. The Angels have the second-ranked team batting average in the AL at .247.

The teams meet Friday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sheldon Neuse has a .291 batting average to rank fourth on the Athletics, and has two doubles, two triples and two home runs. Sean Murphy is 7-for-28 with three RBI over the last 10 games.

Mike Trout leads the Angels with 18 extra base hits (eight doubles, a triple and nine home runs). Jared Walsh is 13-for-39 with two doubles, four home runs and 13 RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 4-6, .196 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored opponents by one run

  • Angels: 6-4, .228 batting average, 2.70 ERA, outscored opponents by 24 runs

    INJURIES: Athletics: Stephen Piscotty: 10-Day IL (calf strain), Cole Irvin: 15-Day IL (left shoulder), Stephen Vogt: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60-Day IL (elbow), Skye Bolt: 10-Day IL (oblique)

    Angels: Max Stassi: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Taylor Ward: day-to-day (hamstring), David Fletcher: 10-Day IL (hip), Jose Rojas: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Kurt Suzuki: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Austin Warren: 15-Day IL (nasal fracture), Matt Duffy: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Archie Bradley: 10-Day IL (abdominal), Jose Quijada: 10-Day IL (oblique), Cooper Criswell: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)

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