In a game that has the potential for a lot of runs, Tyler Skaggs (1-2, 5.19 ERA) and the Los Angeles Angels (52-72) are in Toronto to square off against R.A. Dickey (8-13, 4.51 ERA) and the Blue Jays (70-54). This is the first of a three-game series at the Rogers Centre. Action begins at 7:07 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Aug. 23 and can be seen on FSW and RSN.
Dickey pitched 5.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering one run, striking out six and walking four in a 1-0 defeat to the Yankees. Josh Donaldson (.289, 96 Rs, 28 HRs, 81 RBIs, 6 SBs) went 1 for 3 Sunday with one RBI. Skaggs went 3.1 innings, surrendering four runs, striking out five and walking two in a 4-3 defeat to the Mariners in his last outing. Mike Trout (.308, 94 Rs, 23 HRs, 77 RBIs, 20 SBs) went 1 for 3 Sunday.
After last game's shutout win against New York, the Angels now have eight shutouts this season. The Blue Jays have been shut out in five games this season.
The Blue Jays are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Angels have a 4-25 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
When they are outhit, the Angels are 7-56. The Blue Jays have an 8-42 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 25th in home runs, Los Angeles has hit 118 this season. Toronto ranks second with 179 home runs.
Ranking 18th, Los Angeles is in the bottom half of the league in walks, notching 362 this season. Toronto ranks in the top five at third with 461.
When the Blue Jays hit at least one home run, they are 62-32. When the Angels hit at least one homer, they have a 37-39 record.