7* Wednesday MLB LAA/TEX
Texas vs. LA Angels,
08/07/2013 22:05 EDT,
Score: 10 - 3
Money Line: -120 Texas
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim host the Texas Rangers on Wednesday in game three of a three-game set.
Tommy Hanson gets the nod for the Angels in this contest. He’s been a major disappoint for the club since arriving in California, posting a 5.29 ERA and 1.54 WHIP on the season. Opponents have scored an average of 6.0 runs per game in his starts this season.
Over his last three starts, Hanson has posted an ERA of 5.87 with a WHIP of 1.50. In those contests, his opponents have averaged a whopping 8.3 runs per game.
Hanson has a 6.30 ERA and 1.65 WHIP since the start of May.
The Angels are 1-4 in Hanson’s last five starts versus American League West opponents.
Texas counters with Alexi Ogando. The Rangers are 8-5 in Ogando’s starts this season, but his record might be even better if he faced the Angels more often.
In his career, Ogando is 3-0 with a 1.85 ERA and 1.15 WHIP against the Angels, limiting opposing hitters to a .239 clip.
Ogando has allowed three runs or fewer in 12 of 13 outings this season.
The Rangers are 6-1 in Ogando’s last seven starts versus American League West opponents, and they are 4-1 in Ogando’s last five road starts overall.
Good Luck, Razor Ray
7* play on Texas -120