Ohtani leads Angels against the Tigers following 4-hit game

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Friday, August 19, 2022

Los Angeles Angels (51-67, fourth in the AL West) vs. Detroit Tigers (45-75, fifth in the AL Central)

Detroit; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Patrick Sandoval (3-8, 3.42 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, 106 strikeouts); Tigers: Matt Manning (0-0, 3.24 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)

LINE: Angels -132, Tigers +111; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Angels play the Detroit Tigers after Shohei Ohtani's four-hit game on Wednesday.

Detroit has gone 25-33 at home and 45-75 overall. The Tigers have gone 8-5 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Los Angeles has a 51-67 record overall and a 25-31 record on the road. The Angels are 30-13 in games when they scored at least five runs.

Friday's game is the first time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Miguel Cabrera has a .263 batting average to rank seventh on the Tigers, and has nine doubles and four home runs. Javier Baez is 11-for-41 with a home run and two RBI over the past 10 games.

Ohtani has 17 doubles, five triples and 27 home runs for the Angels. David Fletcher is 15-for-38 with a double over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 2-8, .222 batting average, 4.19 ERA, outscored by 15 runs

Angels: 5-5, .217 batting average, 3.93 ERA, outscored by 11 runs

INJURIES: Tigers: Harold Castro: day-to-day (thumb), Jeimer Candelario: day-to-day (illness), Austin Meadows: 10-Day IL (achilles ), Tarik Skubal: 60-Day IL (arm), Beau Brieske: 60-Day IL (forearm), Rony Garcia: 15-Day IL (biceps), Michael Pineda: 15-Day IL (tricep), Casey Mize: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Funkhouser: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Angels: Luis Rengifo: day-to-day (back), Jo Adell: day-to-day (thumb), Mickey Moniak: 10-Day IL (finger), Michael Lorenzen: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Matt Duffy: 60-Day IL (back), Mike Trout: 10-Day IL (back), Archie Bradley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Rendon: 60-Day IL (wrist), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)


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