Giants visit Angels after DeSclafani’s strong performance

San Francisco Giants (47-26, first in NL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (36-37, fourth in AL West)

Anaheim, California; Wednesday, 4:07 p.m. EDT

PITCH LIKELY: Giants: Kevin Gausman (8-1, 1.51 ERA, 0.76 WHIP, 103 strikeouts) Angels: Shohei Ohtani (3-1, 2.70 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 73 strikeouts )

FANDUEL SPORT BOOK LINE: Angels -103, Giants -114; over / under is 8 races

BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco heads into the game after a strong performance from Anthony DeSclafani. DeSclafani pitched seven innings, allowing zero runs on three hits with nine strikeouts against Los Angeles.

The Angels are 21-18 in home games in 2020. The Los Angeles offense has compiled a 0.255 batting average this season, good for fourth place in the majors. Jared Walsh leads the team with a .290 score.

The Giants are 23-16 on the road. San Francisco has a base team percentage of 0.321, good for third place in the National League. Buster Posey leads the formation with a score of 0.399.

The Giants won the last game 5-0. Anthony DeSclafani claimed his eighth victory and Wilmer Flores went 1 to 4 with a home run and two runs batted in for San Francisco. Andrew Heaney recorded his fifth loss for Los Angeles.

BEST PERFORMANCE: Shohei Ohtani leads the Angels with 23 homers and hitting .264.

Posey leads the Giants with 58 hits and hits .328.

LAST 10 GAMES: Angels: 5-5, 0.298 batting average, 5.11 ERA, edged opponents by seven points

Giants: 8-2, 0.300 batting average, 3.58 ERA, edged opponents by 22 points

INJURIES: Angels: Luke Bard: (hip), Mike Trout: (calf), Dexter Fowler: (knee), Franklin Barreto: (right elbow).

Giants: Logan Webb: (shoulder), Aaron Sanchez: (bicep), Dedniel Nunez: (elbow), Reyes Moronta: (right flexor), Tyler Beede: (elbow), Jaylin Davis: (left knee), Evan Longoria: ( shoulder), Tommy La Stella: (hamstrings).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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