Michael Wacha

Michael Wacha

Height/Weight: 6' 6"/215 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Iowa City, Iowa
College: Texas A&M
Draft: 2012 1st round (19th pick) by the
  • Betting lines and odds for Angels vs. Rays on Thursday
    LA Times

    Betting lines and odds for Angels vs. Rays on Thursday

    Andrew Heaney takes the mound for the Angels at 6:38 p.m. Thursday in the finale of a four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays in Anaheim.

  • The Canadian Press

    Los Angeles takes 4-game losing streak into matchup with Tampa Bay

    Tampa Bay Rays (17-15, third in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Angels (13-16, fifth in the AL West) Anaheim, California; Thursday, 9:38 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Josh Fleming (1-3, 2.18 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 12 strikeouts) Angels: Andrew Heaney (1-2, 5.25 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 34 strikeouts) BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles enters the matchup as losers of their last four games. The Angels are 6-7 on their home turf. The Los Angeles offence has compiled a .256 batting average as a team this season, good for second in the American League. Mike Trout leads the team with an average of .398. The Rays have gone 10-5 away from home. Tampa Bay has hit 33 home runs as a team this season. Austin Meadows leads the team with seven, averaging one every 15.1 at-bats. The Rays won the last meeting 3-1. Ryan Yarbrough earned his second victory and Brandon Lowe went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs for Tampa Bay. Junior Guerra registered his first loss for Los Angeles. TOP PERFORMERS: Trout ranks second on the Angels with 16 extra base hits and is batting .398. Randy Arozarena leads the Rays with 28 hits and has 11 RBIs. LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 4-6, .246 batting average, 4.14 ERA, outscored by eight runs Rays: 6-4, .215 batting average, 3.10 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs INJURIES: Angels: Tony Watson: (left calf), Felix Pena: (right hamstring), Shohei Ohtani: (elbow), Luke Bard: (hip), Dexter Fowler: (knee), Anthony Rendon: (knee), Franklin Barreto: (right elbow). Rays: Michael Wacha: (hamstring), Chaz Roe: (shoulder), Colin Poche: (elbow), Chris Mazza: (right shoulder), Oliver Drake: (forearm), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Diego Castillo: (groin), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Chris Archer: (forearm), Nick Anderson: (elbow), Ji-Man Choi: (knee). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press

  • MLB.com

    CG: TOR@OAK - 5/5/21

    Condensed Game: The Blue Jays' offense rallied for five runs in the 8th inning and Robbie Ray struck out nine in a 9-4 victory over the A's