Los Angeles takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with Texas
Arlington, Texas; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles enters the matchup as losers of their last three games.
The Rangers are 19-20 against teams from the AL West. The Texas offense has compiled a .254 batting average as a team this season, Elvis Andrus leads the team with a mark of .309.
The Angels are 15-24 against the rest of their division. Los Angeles has hit 121 home runs as a team this season. Mike Trout leads the team with 22, averaging one every 12.7 at-bats.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 7-3, .255 batting average, 2.83 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs
Angels: 4-6, .259 batting average, 4.09 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Rangers Injuries: Edinson Volquez: 60-day IL (elbow), Jeffrey Springs: 60-day IL (biceps), Yohander Mendez: 60-day IL (elbow), Taylor Hearn: 60-day IL (elbow), Luke Farrell: 60-day IL (jaw), Kyle Dowdy: 10-day IL (elbow), Hunter Pence: 10-day IL (groin), Scott Heineman: 60-day IL (shoulder), Rougned Odor: day-to-day (left hamstring tightness), Asdrubal Cabrera: day-to-day (back stiffness), Isiah Kiner-Falefa: 10-day IL (finger).
Angels Injuries: JC Ramirez: 60-day IL (elbow), Keynan Middleton: 60-day IL (elbow), Matt Harvey: 10-day IL (back), Cam Bedrosian: day-to-day (head/face), Zack Cozart: 10-day IL (shoulder), Kevan Smith: 10-day IL (hand).