Los Angeles Angels (8-19, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (19-8, first in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Griffin Canning (0-3, 4.70 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 20 strikeouts) Athletics: Chris Bassitt (2-0, 2.93 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
LINE: Athletics favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics face the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.
The Athletics finished 44-32 against AL West Division opponents in 2019. Oakland averaged 8.5 hits with 3.5 extra base hits per game and 292 total doubles last year.
The Angels went 30-46 in division play in 2019. Los Angeles hit .247 as a team with 3.1 extra base hits per game and 220 total home runs last year.
The teams meet for the seventh time this season. Oakland leads the season series 4-3.
INJURIES: Athletics: Burch Smith: (right forearm), A.J. Puk: (shoulder).
Angels: Dillon Peters: (oblique), Cam Bedrosian: (adductor), Justin Anderson: (elbow), Shohei Ohtani: (pronator), Max Stassi: (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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