At Progressive Field on Thursday, the Oakland Athletics (20-38) begin a four-game series versus the Cleveland Guardians (26-26), at 7:10 PM ET. On the mound for the Guardians will be Konnor Pilkington (1-0), matched up against the Athletics’ James Kaprielian (0-3).
How to Watch Guardians vs. Athletics
- Game Day: Thursday, June 9, 2022
- Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
- TV: NBC Sports Networks
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Guardians vs. Athletics Team Stats
- Jose Ramirez has put up a team-high OBP (.392) and slugging percentage (.617), and paces the Guardians in hits (56). He’s hitting .290 with 13 doubles, four triples, 14 home runs and 32 walks.
- Among qualifying hitters in MLB action, Ramirez ranks 23rd in batting average, 11th in on-base percentage, and fourth in slugging.
- Myles Straw is batting .228 with nine doubles, a triple and 30 walks.
- Among qualifying batters, Straw’s batting average ranks 117th, his on-base percentage ranks 68th, and he is 158th in the league in slugging.
- Andres Gimenez has nine doubles, two triples, seven home runs and five walks while hitting .310.
- Owen Miller is batting .262 with 13 doubles, four home runs and 15 walks.
- The Guardians have an 8.5 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 15th in the majors.
- The Guardians have the ninth-best ERA (3.67) in the majors this season.
- The Guardians have a combined WHIP of just 1.157 as a pitching staff, which is the sixth-best in baseball this season.
- The Guardians have given up the eighth-fewest long balls so far this season with only 52 home runs allowed.
- Last time out, they defeated the Rangers, 4-0, with 11 strikeouts and six hits allowed.
- Elvis Andrus paces the Athletics with a .234 batting average.
- Among all hitters in MLB, Andrus’ home run total ranks 201st and his RBI tally ranks 252nd.
- Sean Murphy has hit five home runs with 23 runs batted in, leading the team in both categories.
- Among all MLB hitters, Murphy is 115th in home runs and 99th in RBI.
- Tony Kemp has five doubles, a home run and 18 walks while hitting .233.
- Seth Brown has a team-high five home runs and has driven in 23 runs.
- The 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Athletics pitching staff ranks 24th in MLB.
- The Athletics have the 23rd-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.28).
- The Athletics average baseball’s 21st-ranked WHIP (1.304).
- Athletics pitchers combine to surrender the 22nd-fewest home runs in baseball (62 total, 1.1 per game).
- They lost to the Braves 13-2 in their last game with six strikeouts while allowing 13 hits.
Guardians vs. Athletics Injuries
- Franmil Reyes: 10 Day Injury List (Hamstring), Aaron Civale: 15 Day Injury List (Left glute), James Karinchak: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Cody Morris: 60 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Carlos Vargas: 60 Day Injury List (Undisclosed)
- Stephen Piscotty: 10 Day Injury List (Calf), Skye Bolt: 60 Day Injury List (Oblique), Deolis Guerra: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Daulton Jefferies: 60 Day Injury List (Arm)
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