Angels look to end 5-game skid against Rays

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Los Angeles Angels (36-40, fourth in the AL West) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (47-31, first in the AL East)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Patrick Sandoval (2-2, 3.92 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 40 strikeouts) Rays: Ryan Yarbrough (4-3, 4.37 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 66 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -144, Angels +125; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles enters the game as losers of their last five games.

The Rays are 23-15 in home games in 2020. Tampa Bay's lineup has 93 home runs this season, Mike Zunino leads them with 16 homers.

The Angels are 15-21 on the road. Los Angeles ranks fourth in the league in hitting with a .251 batting average, Jared Walsh leads the team with an average of .286.

The Rays won the last meeting 13-3. Shane McClanahan notched his third victory and Brett Phillips went 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs for Tampa Bay. Alex Cobb registered his third loss for Los Angeles.

TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Meadows leads the Rays with 16 home runs and is slugging .487.

Shohei Ohtani leads the Angels with 42 extra base hits and is batting .266.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 4-6, .220 batting average, 4.04 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

Angels: 3-7, .246 batting average, 5.44 ERA, outscored by 15 runs

INJURIES: Rays: Chaz Roe: (shoulder), Cody Reed: (thumb), Colin Poche: (elbow), Tyler Glasnow: (elbow), Josh Fleming: (calf), Oliver Drake: (forearm), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Chris Archer: (forearm), Nick Anderson: (elbow), Taylor Walls: (wrist).

Angels: Luke Bard: (hip), Justin Upton: (back), Mike Trout: (calf), Dexter Fowler: (knee), Franklin Barreto: (right elbow), Kurt Suzuki: (head).

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

The Associated Press

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