Jhoulys Chacin (3-8, 5.84 ERA) and the Los Angeles Angels (49-68) go up against Ariel Miranda (1-0, 6.00 ERA) and the Seattle Mariners (62-54) in the second of a four-game division series at Angel Stadium. The Angels lost the last game 3-2, extending a 10-game losing streak. The game starts at 10:05 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Aug. 16 and will air on FSW and RTNW.
In his last start, Chacin pitched 1.1 innings, allowing seven runs and walking three in a 14-4 loss to the Indians. The Mariners were victorious over the Tigers 6-5 the last time Miranda pitched. He went 1.0 inning, giving up one run and striking out one. Nelson Cruz (.284, 65 Rs, 29 HRs, 73 RBIs) went 1 for 5 yesterday.
The Angels hold a 20-27 record this season against teams in the AL West Division. The Mariners' record in these matchups is 21-25.
Los Angeles earned its seventh shutout of the season in its last game. Seattle has been shut out four times this season.
The Angels didn't score any runs in their last game. The Mariners have a 7-0 record when they don't allow any runs.
The Mariners are coming into the game with two consecutive wins, while the Angels currently have a losing streak of 10.
When they outhit their opponents, the Angels are 40-10. The Mariners have a 46-9 record when outhitting opponents.
Los Angeles and Seattle both rank in the top half of the league in runs. Los Angeles sits at 13th with 529 runs this season and Seattle ranks 12th with 541.
Ranking 18th, Los Angeles is in the bottom half of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.733). Seattle ranks in the top 10 at ninth with an OPS of .760.
When the Mariners allow at least one home run, they are 41-44. When the Angels allow one or more homers, they have a 27-55 record.