Brewers host the Angels to open 3-game series
Los Angeles Angels (14-12, third in the AL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (16-9, second in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Tyler Anderson (1-0, 7.20 ERA, 1.70 WHIP, 11 strikeouts); Brewers: Wade Miley (3-1, 1.96 ERA, .96 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Brewers -140, Angels +119; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers begin a three-game series at home against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday.
Milwaukee has a 7-5 record in home games and a 16-9 record overall. The Brewers rank fifth in the NL with 32 total home runs, averaging 1.3 per game.
Los Angeles has a 6-7 record on the road and a 14-12 record overall. The Angels have a 9-5 record in games when they record at least eight hits.
Friday's game is the first time these teams meet this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Willy Adames has four doubles and four home runs for the Brewers. Rowdy Tellez is 7-for-32 with a double and three home runs over the last 10 games.
Hunter Renfroe leads the Angels with seven home runs while slugging .573. Mike Trout is 14-for-45 with four doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 6-4, .211 batting average, 3.72 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Angels: 6-4, .270 batting average, 4.69 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
INJURIES: Brewers: Luis Urias: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Matt Bush: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Garrett Mitchell: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Gus Varland: 15-Day IL (hand), Brandon Woodruff: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Aaron Ashby: 60-Day IL (labrum), Justin Wilson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Adrian Houser: 15-Day IL (groin), Tyrone Taylor: 10-Day IL (elbow), Jason Alexander: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
Angels: Austin Warren: 15-Day IL (elbow), Logan O'Hoppe: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Tepera: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Jose Marte: 60-Day IL (elbow), Max Stassi: 10-Day IL (hip ), Jared Walsh: 10-Day IL (headaches), Davis Daniel: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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