Major League Baseball
Preview
Oakland at Houston
When: 7:10 PM ET, Saturday, April 29, 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 2 in hitting, with a batting average of .273. The Astros are averaging 4.5 runs per game this season with an OPS of .771.
  • The Oakland Athletics are ranked 25 in hitting, with a batting average of .231. The Athletics are averaging 3.8 runs per game this season with an OPS of .702.

Pitching

  • The Houston Astros are ranked 5 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.50. Opponents are hitting .230 for average, and have a .298 on base percentage and .691 OPS against the Astros this season.
  • The Oakland Athletics are ranked 17 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.17. Opponents are hitting .233 for average, and have a .309 on base percentage and .664 OPS against the Athletics this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Oakland 10-13 L5 7-6 3-7
Houston 15-8 W1 8-4 7-4
Last Meeting
Oakland Houston
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
4/28/17 OAK 4 HOU 9 .200 2 .643 .389 1 .994
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Oakland K. Davis .462 6 1.846
Houston J. Altuve .364 4 1.079
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Oakland K. Davis 4 5 6
Houston G. Springer 1 5 3
Pitching ERA Avg K
Oakland 5.88 .231 17
Houston 4.00 .305 36
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Oakland J. Lowrie .296 24 .782
Houston Y. Gurriel .347 25 .879
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Oakland K. Davis 9 17 16
Houston G. Springer 7 14 14
Pitching ERA Avg K
Oakland 4.17 .231 162
Houston 3.50 .273 218