Astros visit the Angels in division play
Anaheim, California; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Division rivals Los Angeles and Houston will play on Sunday.
The Angels are 30-45 against opponents from the AL West. Los Angeles has slugged .421 this season. Mike Trout leads the club with a .647 slugging percentage, including 74 extra-base hits and 45 home runs.
The Astros are 55-20 against division opponents. Houston has a team on-base percentage of .350, good for first in the American League. Alex Bregman leads the team with a mark of .419. The Astros won the last meeting 6-3. Justin Verlander earned his 21st victory and Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and three RBIs for Houston. Luke Bard registered his third loss for Los Angeles.
Bregman leads the Astros with 41 home runs home runs and is slugging .591. George Springer is 5-for-29 with three home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Houston.
LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 4-6, .216 batting average, 5.00 ERA, outscored by 19 runs
Astros: 8-2, .231 batting average, 2.43 ERA, outscored opponents by 22 runs
Angels Injuries: Felix Pena: (knee), Griffin Canning: (elbow), Cam Bedrosian: (forearm), Jaime Barria: (toe), Justin Upton: (knee), Mike Trout: (foot), Brian Goodwin: (back), Luis Rengifo: (hand), Zack Cozart: (shoulder), Shohei Ohtani: (knee), Max Stassi: (hip).