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Oakland Athletics AL West
Matchup Preview • Oak vs. Hou
Season Overview
Oakland Athletics Houston Astros
89-60 (6) Season Record (MLB Rk) 97-53 (2)
2 Division Rank 1
4 League Rank 2
48-27 Home Record 56-20
41-33 Away Record 41-33
38-28 Division Record 47-18
78-51 League Record 86-44
795 Runs For 851
648 Runs Against 605
Streak
Team Stats
.250 AVG .276
.327 OBP .353
.453 SLG .493
6.47 ERA 4.56
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 215.6
Age Average 27.6
Oldest Joakim Soria (35)
Youngest Jesus Luzardo (21)
Rookies 12
30 years old + 14
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 5
Waivers 1
Trades 28
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 4482 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 2127 games / 869 starts
Team Totals 6930 games / 869 starts
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 204.5
Age Average 28.1
Oldest Justin Verlander (36)
Youngest Yordan Alvarez (22)
Rookies 14
30 years old + 14
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 15
Waivers 2
Trades 15
EXPERIENCE
Total of G (batters) 4995 games / 0 starts
Total of G/GS (pitchers) 3011 games / 1195 starts
Team Totals 8082 games / 1195 starts
Injuries
Alexander, Tyler -
Barrera, Luis Right shoulder surgery 60-day injured list
Gossett, Daniel Tommy John surgery 60-day injured list
Montas, Frankie Suspended by MLB
Piscotty, Stephen Sprained right ankle 10-day injured list
Injuries
Correa, Carlos Back injury 10-day injured list
Martes, Francis Visa issues restricted list
Matijevic, J.J. Suspended by MLB
McCullers Jr., Lance Right elbow surgery 60-day injured list
McHugh, Collin Sore right elbow 10-day injured list
Peacock, Brad Right shoulder injury 10-day injured list
Pressly, Ryan Right knee surgery 10-day injured list
Sanchez, Aaron Pectoral injury 10-day injured list
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Marcus Semien - .281
Runs Batted In Matt Chapman - 84
Home Runs Matt Olson - 34
Wins Mike Fiers - 14
Strikeouts Tanner Roark - 144
ERA Tanner Roark - 4.01
Team Leaders
Batting Avg. Michael Brantley - .322
Runs Batted In Alex Bregman - 104
Home Runs Alex Bregman - 36
Wins Justin Verlander - 18
Strikeouts Gerrit Cole - 292
ERA Justin Verlander - 2.62
Who's Hot?
Homer Bailey (P) 4-0, 2.25 in last 36IP
Seth Brown (1B) .375 in last 8AB
Khris Davis (OF) .333, 3HR in last 21AB
Sean Manaea (SP) 1-0, 0.75 in last 12IP
Sheldon Neuse (IF) .545 in last 11AB
Marcus Semien (SS) .339, 4HR in last 62AB
Who's Not?
Brett Anderson (P) 2-1, 4.67 in last 27IP
Chris Bassitt (P) 2-0, 5.68 in last 25.1IP
Matt Chapman (3B) .200 in last 65AB
Mike Fiers (SP) 3-1, 8.01 in last 30.1IP
Jurickson Profar (IF) .188 in last 48AB
Who's Hot?
Yordan Alvarez (OF) .333, 3HR in last 36AB
Gerrit Cole (SP) 3-0, 1.51 in last 35.2IP
Kyle Tucker (OF) .353, 1HR in last 34AB
Justin Verlander (SP) 3-2, 2.23 in last 48.1IP
Who's Not?
Jose Altuve (2B) .200 in last 20AB
Michael Brantley (OF) .206 in last 63AB
Alex Bregman (SS) .154 in last 13AB
Aledmys Diaz (IF) .162 in last 37AB
Yuli Gurriel (IF) .167 in last 12AB
Jake Marisnick (OF) .200 in last 25AB
Wade Miley (P) 3-1, 7.61 in last 23.2IP
George Springer (OF) .077 in last 13AB
Abraham Toro (IF) .220 in last 41AB
Framber Valdez (P) 1-1, 5.49 in last 19.2IP