Cobb expected to start as Angels host the Rays

Tampa Bay Rays (15-15, third in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Angels (13-14, fourth in the AL West)

Anaheim, California; Tuesday, 9:38 p.m. EDT


PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Shane McClanahan (0-0, 4.50 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 5 strikeouts) Angels: Alex Cobb (1-1, 7.16 ERA, 1.78 WHIP, 23 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: Joey Wendle and the Rays will take on the Angels Tuesday.

The Angels are 6-5 in home games in 2020. The Los Angeles offense has compiled a .259 batting average as a team this season, good for second in the American League. Mike Trout leads the team with a mark of .410.

The Rays have gone 8-5 away from home. Tampa Bay's lineup has 30 home runs this season, Austin Meadows leads the club with five homers.

The Rays won the last meeting 7-3. Tyler Glasnow recorded his fourth victory and Manuel Margot went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI for Tampa Bay. Jose Quintana took his third loss for Los Angeles.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trout ranks second on the Angels with 15 extra base hits and is slugging .759.

Meadows leads the Rays with 11 extra base hits and 12 RBI.


LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 4-6, .254 batting average, 5.30 ERA, outscored by 16 runs

Rays: 5-5, .207 batting average, 3.10 ERA, outscored by two runs

INJURIES: Angels: Tony Watson: (left calf), Felix Pena: (right hamstring), Mike Mayers: (undisclosed), Luke Bard: (hip), Dexter Fowler: (knee), Franklin Barreto: (right elbow), Shohei Ohtani: (elbow).

Rays: Chaz Roe: (shoulder), Colin Poche: (elbow), Collin McHugh: (lower back), Chris Mazza: (right shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: (shoulder), Oliver Drake: (forearm), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Chris Archer: (forearm), Nick Anderson: (elbow), Ji-Man Choi: (knee).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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