Los Angeles Angels vs. Houston Astros, second game of the series. This is the second series between these two teams this season. The first series, just two games, was a victory for the Astros in a forceful way. On the road the Astros played well in July, but in June they lost half of the games. In the first game of the series both teams were scoring to win, but the Angels won by three runs the first of the series.
Los Angeles Angels: Future at home.
The Angels at home have a positive record with 25 wins and 21 losses. So far July has been a positive month with three wins in four games this month. The last series at home was against the Mariners, the home team won the series 3-0. Before that series, they lost the last series at home in June against the Athletics 3-1.
At home the Angels are scoring an average of 5.24 runs, 3.84 walks, 7.02 strike outs, 8.61 hits, 4 1.62 home runs, 14.82 left on base. The defense allows up to 5.11 runs per game, 3.76 walks, 9.76 strike outs, 8.48 hits, 1.64 home runs, 15.11 left on base. In the last series at home the Angels allowed only five runs in three games.
Andrew Heaney will open the second game of the series. The season has been negative for Heaney so far. Only one win in four games. 8 games as starter, 5.18 ERA, 41.2 pitched innings, 35 hits, 24 runs, 9 home runs, 49 strike outs, 1,248 WHIP. The last game at Heaney’s house was a defeat against the Athletics 3-12.
Houston Astros: Doing everything right.
The Astros played well in the first game of the series. The first three run of the game went to the visitors. Until the third inning the Astros were winning the game 3-1. But in the fourth inning the Angels tied the game with two runs. Springer was the best player in the Astros with 3 Runs, 3 Hits and 3 RBI. The Astros used Josh James as opener for the first inning, then came Framber Valdez.
On the road the Astros are scoring an average of 5.21 runs per game, 3.89 walks, 7.09 strike outs, 1.68 home runs, 14.53 left on base. The defense allows up to 4.25 runs per game, 3.09 walks, 9.55 strik eouts, 7.12 hits, 1.23 homeruns, 12.26 left on base. In the first series against the Angels this season the Astros scored 24 runs and allowed only six runs in the entire series.
So far it is not known who will be the pitcher for the second game on the road against the Angels. Last night the Astros used an opener. Tonight they will probably use the same thing with several pitchers in the mount.
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