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The Los Angeles Angels (68-82) will be trying to snap their two-game road losing streak when they face the Tampa Bay Rays (92-59) in the first game of their three-game series on Tuesday night.
Patrick Sandoval, 7-13, 4.48 ERA, will get the start for the Angels. The Rays will counter with Taj Bradley, 5-7, 5.56 ERA.
Tampa Bay is 7-3 in its last 10 games against Los Angeles.
The Angels aren’t playing well at the moment and they’ve lost five straight games. They will try to snap their losing streak with a win over the Rays, which will give them their fourth win in their last nine games.
Los Angeles is averaging 4.60 runs per game. Their .246 batting average is 18th in the league. Their .318 on base percentage is also 18th, while their .428 slugging percentage is eighth.
Shohei Ohtani has been the most consistent batter for the Angels and the front-runner for the AL MVP award. He leads the team with a .304 batting average, 44 home runs, and 95 RBI. He was trying to return from an oblique injury that forced him to miss 11 games, but the team announced he was shut down for the season on Saturday.
Los Angeles’ pitching hasn’t been good, with the team giving up 5.16 runs per game. Opponents have a .253 batting average against the Angels, which is 23rd in the league Their 4.70 ERA is also 23rd, while their 1.42 WHIP is 25th.
In his last start, Sandoval gave up 10 hits and eight runs in five innings, leading to an 8-0 loss to Seattle. They will need a significantly better performance from him if they want to win this game.
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