Alex Meyer (0-2, 7.71 ERA) and the Los Angeles Angels (63-80) meet Taijuan Walker (5-10, 4.64 ERA) and the Seattle Mariners (76-68) in the second of a three-game division series at Angel Stadium. The Mariners won the last game 8-1, extending a six-game winning streak. The game starts at 10:05 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Sep. 13 and will air on FSW and RTNW.
In his most recent outing, Meyer pitched 3.1 innings, giving up one run, striking out five and walking four in a 4-1 loss to the Athletics. Mike Trout (.321, 110 Rs, 27 HRs, 89 RBIs, 25 SBs) went 1 for 4 yesterday. The Mariners were victorious over the Rangers 6-3 the last time Walker pitched. He went 5.0 innings, allowing three runs, striking out three and walking two. Robinson Cano (.301, 95 Rs, 33 HRs, 87 RBIs) has been doing well, going 3 for 5 yesterday with one run, one home run, and one RBI.
The Angels hold a 26-35 record this season against teams in the AL West Division. The Mariners' record in these matchups is 31-33.
Having scored one run in their last game, the Angels are going to have to step it up if they want to win this matchup. The Mariners have an 18-0 record in games where opponents scored one run or less.
When they are outhit, the Angels are 8-63. The Mariners have a 16-49 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 22nd in home runs, Los Angeles has hit 146 this season. Seattle ranks fourth with 199 home runs.
Ranking 22nd, Los Angeles is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 407 this season. Seattle ranks in the top half at 14th with 451.
The Angels are 46-44 when they hit at least one home run. The Mariners perform similarly when they hit one or more homers with a 64-43 record.