BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles enters the matchup as losers of their last three games.
The Rays are 21-15 on their home turf. Tampa Bay’s lineup has 91 home runs this season, Austin Meadows leads them with 16 homers.
The Angels are 15-19 on the road. The Los Angeles offense has compiled a .254 batting average as a team this season, good for fourth in the majors. Jared Walsh leads the team with a mark of .292.
The Rays won the last meeting 8-3. Josh Fleming earned his second victory and Mike Zunino went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Tampa Bay. Mike Mayers registered his second loss for Los Angeles.
TOP PERFORMERS: Meadows leads the Rays with 16 home runs and is slugging .481.
Walsh leads the Angels with 77 hits and is batting .292.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 3-7, .194 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored by eight runs