Major League Baseball
Preview
Oakland at Houston
When: 7:10 PM ET, Saturday, August 19, 2017
Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
Matchup Edge
OAK Edge in: HOU
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Houston Astros are ranked 1 in hitting, with a batting average of .288. The Astros are averaging 5.7 runs per game this season with an OPS of .844.
  • The Oakland Athletics are ranked 29 in hitting, with a batting average of .241. The Athletics are averaging 4.4 runs per game this season with an OPS of .739.

Pitching

  • The Houston Astros are ranked 12 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.19. Opponents are hitting .242 for average, and have a .315 on base percentage and .727 OPS against the Astros this season.
  • The Oakland Athletics are ranked 24 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.76. Opponents are hitting .261 for average, and have a .326 on base percentage and .761 OPS against the Athletics this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Oakland 53-69 L2 34-31 19-38
Houston 75-47 W1 35-26 40-21
Last Meeting
Oakland Houston
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
8/18/17 OAK 1 HOU 3 .167 1 .494 .226 2 .669
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Oakland K. Davis .292 14 1.183
Houston J. Altuve .383 18 1.068
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Oakland K. Davis 7 11 13
Houston G. Springer 5 14 10
Pitching ERA Avg K
Oakland 6.11 .216 81
Houston 3.62 .308 145
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Oakland J. Lowrie .271 118 .783
Houston J. Altuve .362 169 .992
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Oakland K. Davis 33 72 86
Houston G. Springer 28 86 70
Pitching ERA Avg K
Oakland 4.76 .241 915
Houston 4.19 .288 1216