Major League Baseball
Preview
LA Angels at Houston
When: 8:10 PM ET, Friday, September 22, 2017
Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
Matchup Edge
LAA 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 .281. The Astros are averaging 5.4 runs per game this season with an OPS of .822.
  • The Los Angeles Angels are ranked 26 in hitting, with a batting average of .244. The Angels are averaging 4.4 runs per game this season with an OPS of .714.

Pitching

  • The Houston Astros are ranked 12 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.21. Opponents are hitting .242 for average, and have a .316 on base percentage and .726 OPS against the Astros this season.
  • The Los Angeles Angels are ranked 11 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.19. Opponents are hitting .252 for average, and have a .314 on base percentage and .743 OPS against the Angels this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
LA Angels 76-76 L4 41-37 35-39
Houston 93-59 L1 46-32 47-27
Last Meeting
LA Angels Houston
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
9/14/17 HOU 5 LAA 2 .156 2 .635 .286 0 .716
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
LA Angels M. Maldonado .277 13 .805
Houston J. Reddick .404 23 1.045
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
LA Angels A. Pujols 4 5 8
Houston G. Springer 3 9 4
Pitching ERA Avg K
LA Angels 3.70 .227 99
Houston 3.92 .254 145
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
LA Angels A. Simmons .280 156 .758
Houston J. Altuve .346 195 .965
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
LA Angels J. Upton 32 95 104
Houston G. Springer 32 103 79
Pitching ERA Avg K
LA Angels 4.19 .244 1236
Houston 4.21 .281 1493