Alex Meyer (0-3, 8.18 ERA) and the Los Angeles Angels (64-84) meet Marcus Stroman (9-8, 4.55 ERA) and the Toronto Blue Jays (81-67) in the last of a four-game series at Angel Stadium. The Angels won the last game 6-1, and Toronto leads the series 2-1. The game starts at 3:35 p.m. ET on Sunday, Sep. 18 and will air on FSW and RSN1.
In his most recent outing, Meyer pitched 4.0 innings, allowing four runs, striking out three and walking two in an 8-0 loss to the Mariners. Mike Trout (.318, 111 Rs, 27 HRs, 90 RBIs, 26 SBs) played well again yesterday, going 2 for 4 with one run, one RBI, and one stolen base. The Blue Jays were also unsuccessful the last time Stroman pitched. He tossed 6.0 innings, allowing three runs, striking out four and walking four in a 6-2 loss to the Rays. Edwin Encarnacion (.265, 93 Rs, 40 HRs, 118 RBIs, 2 SBs) has been doing well, going 2 for 5 yesterday with one run.
Toronto recorded at least two errors for the 21st time this season.
The Angels are coming off of a hot pitching game where they recorded nine strikeouts. The Blue Jays have a record of 32-34 when they are struck out that many times or more.
When they are outhit, the Angels are 9-67. The Blue Jays have a 9-50 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 24th in home runs, Los Angeles has hit 148 this season. Toronto ranks second with 208 home runs.
Ranking 22nd, Los Angeles is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 420 this season. Toronto ranks in the top five at third with 559.
When the Angels hit at least one home run, they are 47-45. When the Blue Jays hit at least one homer, they have a 73-37 record.