Seattle Mariners @ Los Angeles Angels Matchup Preview - August 16th, 2022
Sam Haggerty and the Mariners go head-to-head against Luis Rengifo and the Angels today. Over the last 7 days, Sam Haggerty has provided the bulk of the offense for Mariners. He's batted .333 with 2 runs, 3 RBIs, 1 home runs, and 2 stolen bases. Meanwhile, it's been Luis Rengifo who has been hot for the Angels. Over the last week, he's batting .222 with 4 runs, 6 RBIs, and 2 home runs.
Seattle Mariners Insights
Robbie Ray's fastball velocity has decreased 1.8 mph this year (92.4 mph) below where it was last year (94.2 mph).
Curt Casali has been lucky with his batting average since the start of last season; his .216 rate is quite a bit higher than his .173 Expected Batting Average (based on THE BAT X's interpretation of Statcast data).
The Seattle Mariners bullpen grades out as the best in Major League Baseball, according to THE BAT.
Los Angeles Angels Insights
Jose Suarez has averaged 14.2 outs per GS this year, ranking in the 20th percentile.
Jared Walsh has primarily hit in the top-half of the batting order this year (84% of the time), but he is projected to bat 6th in the batting order today.
Kurt Suzuki has a high pull rate on his flyballs (40.3% — 99th percentile) and will be challenged by the league's 10th-deepest LF fences today.
The Los Angeles Angels have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 13 of their last 23 games at home (+6.15 Units / 24% ROI)
The Seattle Mariners have hit the Moneyline in 32 of their last 47 games (+17.70 Units / 30% ROI)
Luis Castillo has hit the Strikeouts Over in 12 of his last 14 games (+10.50 Units / 62% ROI)