On Monday, the Los Angeles Angels (17-10) will face the Tampa Bay Rays (16-10) at Angel Stadium.
The Tampa Bay Rays score 4.4 runs per game as a team, which ranks them 11th in the league. They’ve scored 109 runs and have a.315 on-base percentage. As a team, the Rays have hit 46 doubles and 22 home runs. They have 103 runs batted in and 203 hits this season, with a club batting average of.245. Tampa Bay has a.394 slugging percentage and has struck out 220 times while walking 80 times.
Over the course of the season, the Rays have sent 93 relievers to the mound. So far this season, the relievers have inherited 31 runners, with 19.4 percent of those players scoring a run for their side. They’ve only made seven saves so far this season, missing out on two of nine opportunities. The Rays relievers have a 77.8 percent save rate and have entered the game in 23 save situations. For the year, the relievers have a total of 14 holds (14th in MLB). Rays pitchers have entered the game with 23 runners on base, as well as 22 outings in high-leverage situations.
The Tampa Bay Rays have 690 putouts, 221 assists, and 15 mistakes on the season. Their fielding percentage is.984, which ranks them 21st in the majors, and they have 15 double plays. Out of 2,070 innings on the field, the Rays have converted 72.3 percent of balls hit into play into outs, putting them in sixth place in professional baseball.
For the season, the Los Angeles Angels have a.323 team on-base percentage and a.244 batting average. They’ve struck out 235 times, which ranks fourth in baseball, and have 208 hits. Los Angeles has hit 32 home runs and driven in 115 runs this season. The Angels have a.417 slugging percentage and score 4.62 runs per game (7th in baseball). They’ve hit 43 two-baggers and 93 free bases while scoring 120 runs.
Los Angeles’ pitching staff has given up 101 runs this season, with a collective ERA of 3.68. (94 earned runs yielded). They’ve given up 27 home runs and 3.95 runs per nine innings (9th in the league). The Angels have a 1.126 WHIP and a 4.02 FIP as a team this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is presently 2.61. (198 strikeouts against 76 bases on balls). With 183 total hits surrendered, they rank 12th in the league as a pitching staff.
Los Angeles has seen bullpen pitchers enter the game in 11 save opportunities, with eight saves. They have sent 86 bullpen relievers to the mound this season, ranking 14th in baseball with a save rate of 72.7 percent. Their relievers have entered the game 22 times in high-pressure situations and 30 times with runners on base. Out of 48 inherited base runners, Los Angeles bullpen relievers have a 33.3 percent inherited score percentage. With 29 save opportunities, the Angels have 17 holds and three blown saves on their hands.
The Angels of Anaheim have 20 double plays and a fielding percentage of.983 (22nd in baseball). 235 assists, 16 mistakes, and 717 putouts have been recorded by the Angels this season. The Angels have a defensive efficiency of 73.6 percent in 2,151 innings on the field (2nd in professional baseball).
Pick: Take Tampa Bay