Sandoval expected to start as Angels host the Rangers
Anaheim, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Both Texas and Los Angeles are looking to win the series with a victory.
The Angels are 27-36 against the rest of their division. Los Angeles’ team on-base percentage of .327 is eighth in the MLB. Mike Trout leads the lineup with an OBP of .425.
The Rangers are 29-34 against opponents from the AL West. Texas has hit 185 home runs as a team this season. Danny Santana leads them with 23, averaging one every 16.6 at-bats.
TOP PERFORMERS: Trout leads the Angels with 43 home runs and is slugging .653. Brian Goodwin is 8-for-22 with three doubles, three home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 3-7, .246 batting average, 5.24 ERA, outscored by 10 runs
Rangers: 4-6, .223 batting average, 4.70 ERA, outscored by 16 runs
Rangers Injuries: Edinson Volquez: (elbow), Jeffrey Springs: (biceps), Adrian Sampson: (back), Nate Jones: (forearm), Taylor Hearn: (elbow), Jesse Chavez: (elbow), Jesse Biddle: (shoulder), Hunter Pence: (back), Nomar Mazara: (oblique), Joey Gallo: (wrist).