MLB Game Preview - Houston at Toronto
Sun Sep 1, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

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Houston (82-47) at Toronto (52-78)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Houston 1stAL West - 82-47 36-31 W1 4-6
Toronto 4thAL East 31.5 52-78 25-39 L5 3-7

Team Batting Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Houston Toronto
Batting Average .273 .236
On Base Percentage .349 .302
Slugging Percentage 0.485 0.427
Runs Scored 704 583
Doubles 254 212
Triples 20 15
Home Runs 217 200
Total Bases 2,164 1,884
Walks 499 398
Strikeouts 920 1,191
Stolen Bases / Attempts 52/73 37/54
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.26 1.14
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 26.2 23.7

Team Pitching Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Houston Toronto
Earned Run Average 3.72 4.75
WHIP Ratio 1.139 1.429
Batting Average Against 0.222 0.260
On Base Percentage Against .285 .337
Slugging Percentage 0.404 0.450
Shutouts 9 6
Runs Allowed 521 651
Doubles Allowed 192 265
Triples Allowed 16 17
Home Runs Allowed 189 184
Total Bases 1,759 2,015
Walks Allowed 357 483
Strikeouts Pitched 1,306 1,055
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 61/75 56/87
Double Plays Fielded 195 287
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.317 1.359
Errors 60 73

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Justin Verlander - HOU
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 15-5 178.2 110 34 239 2.77 0.806
vs. Opp Has not pitched vs. Toronto

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Houston AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
M. Brantley 34 18 10 2 6 0 .529 .882 .568
A. Bregman 35 11 5 3 11 0 .314 .657 .415
Y. Gurriel 37 11 3 2 8 0 .297 .514 .381
Toronto AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
V. Guerrero Jr. 26 10 5 2 4 0 .385 .692 .467
B. Bichette 44 12 6 3 4 1 .273 .545 .289
R. Grichuk 37 10 7 3 6 0 .270 .622 .308

2019 Regular Season - Houston Leads Series 2-1

Date Result Winner Loser
Fri Jun 14 TOR 2 @ HOU 15 G. Cole A. Sanchez
Sat Jun 15 TOR 2 @ HOU 7 F. Valdez C. Richard
Sun Jun 16 TOR 12 @ HOU 0 T. Thornton B. Peacock

Injury Report

Toronto
Ryan Borucki SP:
Elvis Luciano SP,P:
Ryan Tepera RP: