Rangers enter matchup against the Angels on losing streak

May 25, 2022 GMT

Texas Rangers (18-23, third in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (27-17, second in the AL West)

Anaheim, California; Wednesday, 9:38 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Glenn Otto (1-2, 5.55 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 18 strikeouts); Angels: Reid Detmers (2-1, 4.15 ERA, .89 WHIP, 24 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels -169, Rangers +144; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers aim to break their three-game slide with a victory over the Los Angeles Angels.

Los Angeles has a 15-8 record in home games and a 27-17 record overall. The Angels have the seventh-best team on-base percentage in MLB play at .322.

Texas has an 8-11 record in road games and an 18-23 record overall. The Rangers have a 10-2 record in games when they scored at least five runs.

The teams meet Wednesday for the ninth time this season. The season series is tied 4-4.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mike Trout leads Los Angeles with 12 home runs while slugging .693. Jared Walsh is 6-for-31 with three home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.

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Corey Seager has eight home runs, 16 walks and 19 RBI while hitting .239 for the Rangers. Kole Calhoun is 11-for-35 with two doubles, five home runs and nine RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 5-5, .257 batting average, 3.72 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs

Rangers: 5-5, .240 batting average, 4.24 ERA, even run differential

INJURIES: Angels: Taylor Ward: day-to-day (neck), David Fletcher: 60-Day IL (hip), Austin Warren: 15-Day IL (nasal fracture), Jose Quijada: 10-Day IL (oblique), Cooper Criswell: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)

Rangers: Jose Leclerc: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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