The Astros are 13-7 against opponents from the AL West. The Houston offense has compiled a .260 batting average as a team this season, good for second in the American League. Yordan Alvarez leads the team with an average of .362.
The Angels are 6-9 against teams from the AL West. Los Angeles ranks third in the MLB in hitting with a .259 batting average, Mike Trout leads the club with an average of .376.
The Angels won the last meeting 4-2. Chris Rodriguez recorded his first victory and Shohei Ohtani went 1-for-5 with a home run and an RBI for Los Angeles. Luis Garcia registered his second loss for Houston.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Tucker leads the Astros with six home runs and is batting .190.
Ohtani leads the Angels with 10 home runs and has 26 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 5-5, .263 batting average, 3.72 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Angels: Chris Rodriguez: (shoulder), Alex Cobb: (finger), Luke Bard: (hip), Dexter Fowler: (knee), Anthony Rendon: (knee), Jose Iglesias: (back), Franklin Barreto: (right elbow), Max Stassi: (concussion).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.