MLB Game Preview - Tampa Bay at Houston
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

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Tampa Bay (73-54) at Houston (81-46)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Tampa Bay 2ndAL East 10.0 73-54 40-23 L2 6-4
Houston 1stAL West - 81-46 45-15 W3 4-6

Team Batting Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Tampa Bay Houston
Batting Average .252 .274
On Base Percentage .325 .349
Slugging Percentage 0.427 0.486
Runs Scored 590 696
Doubles 227 249
Triples 23 20
Home Runs 167 215
Total Bases 1,889 2,135
Walks 434 490
Strikeouts 1,175 907
Stolen Bases / Attempts 73/98 52/73
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.50 1.26
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 24.5 26.2

Team Pitching Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Tampa Bay Houston
Earned Run Average 3.55 3.74
WHIP Ratio 1.166 1.147
Batting Average Against 0.229 0.223
On Base Percentage Against .292 .286
Slugging Percentage 0.382 0.405
Shutouts 8 9
Runs Allowed 497 514
Doubles Allowed 205 191
Triples Allowed 18 16
Home Runs Allowed 140 185
Total Bases 1,652 1,734
Walks Allowed 359 354
Strikeouts Pitched 1,276 1,280
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 54/85 61/75
Double Plays Fielded 282 192
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.469 1.318
Errors 70 60

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Charlie Morton - TB
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 13-5 156 122 43 194 2.77 1.058
vs. Opp 1-0 5 3 2 8 3.60 1.000
Justin Verlander - HOU
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 15-4 169.2 108 34 228 2.81 0.837
vs. Opp 1-0 7 3 1 9 1.29 0.571

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Tampa Bay AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
T. Pham 25 6 5 3 5 1 .240 .640 .406
W. Adames 36 12 6 0 1 0 .333 .389 .385
E. Sogard 31 9 6 1 2 1 .290 .484 .353
Houston AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
M. Brantley 38 17 9 2 6 0 .447 .816 .512
A. Bregman 30 9 5 2 9 0 .300 .600 .447
Y. Gurriel 34 12 5 2 7 0 .353 .618 .436

2019 Regular Season - Tampa Bay Leads Series 3-1

Date Result Winner Loser
Thu Mar 28 HOU 5 @ TB 1 J. Verlander B. Snell
Fri Mar 29 HOU 2 @ TB 4 C. Morton G. Cole
Sat Mar 30 HOU 1 @ TB 3 T. Glasnow C. McHugh
Sun Mar 31 HOU 1 @ TB 3 Y. Chirinos W. Miley

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