Anaheim, California; Thursday, 4:07 p.m. EDT
: Angels -310, Athletics +248; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Angels bring a 2-1 lead into the next game of the series against the Oakland Athletics.
Los Angeles has a 13-12 record overall and a 7-5 record at home. The Angels have the ninth-ranked team ERA in the AL at 4.03.
Oakland is 5-20 overall and 3-10 on the road. The Athletics are ninth in the AL with 27 total home runs, averaging 1.1 per game.
The matchup Thursday is the seventh time these teams square off this season. The Angels hold a 4-2 advantage in the season series.
LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 6-4, .264 batting average, 4.49 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
Athletics: 2-8, .207 batting average, 7.98 ERA, outscored by 50 runs
INJURIES: Angels: Austin Warren: 15-Day IL (elbow), Logan O'Hoppe: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Tepera: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Jose Marte: 60-Day IL (elbow), Max Stassi: 10-Day IL (hip ), Jared Walsh: 10-Day IL (headaches), Davis Daniel: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Athletics: Adrian Martinez: 15-Day IL (elbow), Dany Jimenez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Trevor May: 15-Day IL (personal), Ramon Laureano: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Freddy Tarnok: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Domingo Acevedo: 15-Day IL (back), Seth Brown: 10-Day IL (oblique), Paul Blackburn: 15-Day IL (finger), Manny Pina: 10-Day IL (wrist), Drew Rucinski: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60-Day IL (shoulder)