Angels host the Rangers, aim to continue home win streak

October 1, 2022 GMT

Texas Rangers (66-90, fourth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (71-86, third in the AL West)

Anaheim, California; Saturday, 9:07 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Cole Ragans (0-3, 5.40 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, 25 strikeouts); Angels: Jose Suarez (7-8, 4.06 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 97 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels -151, Rangers +129; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Angels host the Texas Rangers aiming to continue a four-game home winning streak.

Los Angeles has a 71-86 record overall and a 38-41 record at home. The Angels are 23-64 in games when they have allowed at least one home run.

Texas has a 66-90 record overall and a 34-45 record on the road. The Rangers have a 13-33 record in games decided by one run.

The matchup Saturday is the 18th time these teams meet this season. The Rangers hold a 10-7 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Shohei Ohtani has 29 doubles, six triples and 34 home runs while hitting .276 for the Angels. Taylor Ward is 16-for-37 with four doubles and five home runs over the past 10 games.

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Marcus Semien has 26 home runs, 52 walks and 82 RBI while hitting .253 for the Rangers. Nate Lowe is 9-for-41 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 7-3, .289 batting average, 3.10 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs

Rangers: 3-7, .221 batting average, 4.15 ERA, outscored by eight runs

INJURIES: Angels: Mickey Moniak: 10-Day IL (hand), Archie Bradley: 15-Day IL (forearm), Andrew Velazquez: 60-Day IL (foot), Jhonathan Diaz: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Jared Walsh: 60-Day IL (rib), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)

Rangers: Brett Martin: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Dane Dunning: 15-Day IL (hip), Nick Solak: 60-Day IL (foot), Brad Miller: 60-Day IL (hip), Josh Sborz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Mitch Garver: 60-Day IL (forearm), Eli White: 60-Day IL (wrist)

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