On Monday, the Detroit Tigers (8-16) will take on the Oakland Athletics (10-15) at Comerica Park.
Oakland has a.329 slugging percentage, has been called out on strikes 233 times, and has walked 63 times. Their team batting average is.206, and they have 84 RBIs and 168 hits this season. The Athletics have knocked 19 baseballs out of the park and have 36 doubles as a team. They’ve scored 92 runs and have a.269 team on-base percentage. The Oakland Athletics have a team average of 3.7 runs per game, which ranks them 23rd in baseball.
The Athletics relievers have a 63.6 percent save rate and have pitched in 34 save opportunities. For the season, bullpen pitchers have inherited 49 runners, with 26.5 percent of them reaching base. The Athletics bullpen has entered the game 34 times with runners on base and has made 32 appearances in high-leverage situations. Over the course of the season, the Athletics have used 91 bullpen pitchers. On the season, relief pitchers have amassed 23 holds (3rd in MLB). They have 7 saves on the season and have blown 4 of their 11 game-saving opportunities.
So far this season, the Oakland Athletics have 665 putouts, 233 assists, and 21 mistakes. They have twisted 25 double plays and have a fielding percentage of.977, which ranks them 28th in professional baseball. In 1,995 innings, the Athletics have converted 69.4 percent of balls in play into outs, ranking them 21st in MLB.
This season, the Detroit Tigers have a team on-base percentage of.301 and a batting average of.226. They’ve been called out on strikes 208 times, which ranks them 18th in MLB, and have 170 hits. Detroit has hit 10 home homers and driven in 70 runs this season. The Tigers have a.316 team slugging percentage and are averaging 3.13 runs per game (28th in the league). They’ve hit 31 doubles while also walking 74 times and scoring 72 runs.
On the season, the Tigers have a team WHIP of 1.179 and a FIP of 3.68. They’ve have a 2.60 strikeout-to-walk ratio (161 strikeouts vs 62 bases on balls). With 175, they are fourth in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed. They’ve given up 19 home runs and 4.30 runs per nine innings (18th in MLB). This season, the Detroit pitching staff has allowed 96 runs and has a 3.49 ERA (78 earned runs surrendered).
In seven save opportunities, Detroit has turned to relievers, who have recorded five saves. They are presently ranked 16th in the league with a save percentage of 71.4 percent with 83 relievers on the roster this season. Their relievers have entered the game 27 times in high-leverage situations and 15 times with runners on base. Out of 24 inherited runners, the Detroit relievers have a 33.3 percent inherited scoring percentage. The Tigers have 12 holds and 2 failed saves in 19 save situations.
The Detroit Tigers have 12 double plays this season and have a fielding percentage of.982 (24th in pro baseball). For the season, the Tigers have 195 assists, 15 mistakes, and 628 putouts. The Tigers have a defensive efficiency of 71.8 percent in 1,884 innings played (8th in baseball).
Pick: Take Oakland