Angels look to stop losing streak against Pirates

Angels look to stop losing streak against Pirates

Associated Press

Los Angeles Angels (12-23, fifth in the AL West) at Pittsburgh Pirates (17-19, third in the NL Central)

Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Patrick Sandoval (1-5, 5.91 ERA, 1.69 WHIP, 38 strikeouts); Pirates: Quinn Priester (0-2, 3.31 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 11 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTS BOOK: LINE Pirates -128, Angels +108; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Angels enter the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates as losers of three straight games.

Pittsburgh is 17-19 overall and 8-8 in home games. The Pirates are 9-14 in games when they have allowed at least one home run.

Los Angeles is 12-23 overall and 8-12 in road games. Angels hitters are batting a collective .239, which ranks eighth in the AL.

Tuesday’s game is the second time these teams have met this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ke’Bryan Hayes has seven doubles, a home run and 11 RBIs for the Pirates. Oneil Cruz is 8 for 32 with two home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pirates: 4-6, .189 batting average, 2.83 ERA, led by nine runs

Angels: 2-8, .237 batting average, 6.00 ERA, led by 27 runs

INJURIES: Pirates: Marco Gonzales: 15-day IL (forearm), Ryan Borucki: 15-day IL (left triceps inflammation), Jason Delay: 10-day IL (knee), Dauri Moreta: 60-day IL ( elbow), Endy Rodriguez: IL 60 days (elbow), Johan Oviedo: IL 60 days (elbow)

Angels: Miguel Sano: 10-day IL (knee), Mike Trout: 10-day IL (meniscus), Michael Stefanic: 60-day IL (quadriceps), Jose Cisnero: 15-day IL (shoulder), Robert William Stephenson: 60-day IL (shoulder), Anthony Rendon: 10-day IL (hamstring), Guillermo Zuniga: 15-day IL (pectoral strain), Chase Silseth: 15-day IL (elbow), Sam Bachman: 60-day IL (shoulder) , Jose Quijada: 60-day IL (elbow)


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