Major League Baseball
Preview
Tampa Bay at Texas
When: 2:05 PM ET, Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Where: Globe Life Park in Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Matchup Edge
TB Edge in: TEX
Starter
Bullpen
Hitting
Power
Speed
Defense
Bench
Quick Hits

Batting

  • The Texas Rangers are ranked 24 in hitting, with a batting average of .240. The Rangers are averaging 4.7 runs per game this season with an OPS of .728.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays are ranked 4 in hitting, with a batting average of .258. The Rays are averaging 4.3 runs per game this season with an OPS of .737.

Pitching

  • The Texas Rangers are ranked 28 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.95. Opponents are hitting .271 for average, and have a .334 on base percentage and .800 OPS against the Rangers this season.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays are ranked 3 in pitching, with an earned run average of 3.60. Opponents are hitting .227 for average, and have a .297 on base percentage and .664 OPS against the Rays this season.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk H A
Tampa Bay 84-66 W4 48-26 36-40
Texas 64-87 L3 32-45 32-42
Last Meeting
Tampa Bay Texas
Date Away Home Avg HR OPS Avg HR OPS
9/18/18 TB 4 TEX 0 .385 1 .993 .133 0 .354
Player Stats
Season Series
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Tampa Bay C. Cron .375 6 1.036
Texas I. Kiner-Falefa .389 7 .865
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Tampa Bay D. Robertson 1 3 2
Texas S. Choo 2 6 3
Pitching ERA Avg K
Tampa Bay 2.60 .304 45
Texas 3.98 .198 36
Season
Batting Player Avg Hits OPS
Tampa Bay M. Smith .302 130 .786
Texas S. Choo .269 143 .829
Offense Player HR Runs RBI
Tampa Bay C. Cron 27 62 64
Texas J. Gallo 37 79 87
Pitching ERA Avg K
Tampa Bay 3.60 .258 1302
Texas 4.95 .240 1053