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Houston Astros outfielder Kyle Tucker

On Friday, a matchup of AL West rivals is on the schedule, with the Houston Astros (58-30) hosting the Oakland Athletics (30-60) at 8:10 PM ET. On the mound for the Astros will be Jose Urquidy (8-3), matched up against the Athletics’ Cole Irvin (3-7).

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Astros vs. Athletics Team Stats

Astros Hitting

  • Kyle Tucker is hitting .256 with 12 doubles, 17 home runs and 43 walks.
  • Among the qualifying hitters, Tucker ranks 74th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 43rd and he is 36th in slugging.
  • Alex Bregman is batting .243 with 20 doubles, 11 home runs and 52 walks.
  • Bregman’s batting average ranks 95th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 30th, and he is 78th in the league in slugging.
  • Bregman enters this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .263 with two doubles, two walks and two RBI.
  • Jose Altuve is hitting .277 with 17 doubles, 17 home runs and 36 walks.
  • Yuli Gurriel is batting .231 with 24 doubles, seven home runs and 19 walks.
  • Gurriel has safely hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .200 with a walk and an RBI.

Astros Pitching

  • The Astros strike out 9.1 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, sixth-best in MLB.
  • The Astros have a 2.97 ERA as a team, best in baseball.
  • Astros pitchers have a 1.106 WHIP this season, third-best in the majors.
  • The Astros have allowed the second-fewest home runs this season at just 76, or 0.9 per game.
  • They earned a 3-2 win in their most recent game, striking out 13 Angels batters while allowing eight hits.

Athletics Hitting

  • Sean Murphy paces the Athletics with a team-high batting average of .237.
  • Murphy’s home run total puts him 102nd in MLB, and he is 92nd in RBI.
  • Elvis Andrus has 20 doubles, six home runs and 26 walks while hitting .223.
  • Andrus ranks 174th overall in home runs and 198th in RBI this season.
  • Seth Brown leads the Athletics in home runs (10) and runs batted in (38).
  • Ramon Laureano has 12 doubles, eight home runs and 21 walks while hitting .239.

Athletics Pitching

  • The 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Athletics pitching staff ranks 24th in MLB.
  • The Athletics’ 4.37 team ERA ranks 23rd among all league pitching staffs.
  • Pitchers for the Athletics combine for the 22nd-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.324).
  • Athletics pitchers combine to allow 100 total home runs at a clip of 1.1 per game (23rd-fewest in the league).
  • They fell to the Rangers 5-2 in their last game with five strikeouts while allowing four hits.

Astros vs. Athletics Injuries

Astros Injuries

    Jason Castro: 10 Day IL (Knee), Yordan Alvarez: 10 Day IL (Hand), Michael Brantley: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Parker Mushinski: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Josh James: 60 Day IL (Lat), Blake Taylor: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jose Altuve: day-to-day (Knee)

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Athletics Injuries

    Jed Lowrie: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jonah Bride: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Dany Jimenez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Deolis Guerra: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Daulton Jefferies: 60 Day IL (Arm), Stephen Piscotty: day-to-day (Wrist), Frankie Montás: day-to-day (Shoulder)

    Get all the latest Oakland Athletics news and updates.

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Astros Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
7/9/2022 Athletics L 3-2 Away
7/10/2022 Athletics W 6-1 Away
7/12/2022 Angels W 6-5 Away
7/13/2022 Angels L 7-1 Away
7/14/2022 Angels W 3-2 Away
7/15/2022 Athletics Home
7/16/2022 Athletics Home
7/17/2022 Athletics Home
7/21/2022 Yankees Home
7/21/2022 Yankees Home
7/22/2022 Mariners Away

Athletics Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
7/9/2022 Astros W 3-2 Home
7/10/2022 Astros L 6-1 Home
7/11/2022 Rangers L 10-8 Away
7/12/2022 Rangers W 14-7 Away
7/13/2022 Rangers L 5-2 Away
7/15/2022 Astros Away
7/16/2022 Astros Away
7/17/2022 Astros Away
7/21/2022 Tigers Home
7/21/2022 Tigers Home
7/22/2022 Rangers Home

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Adam Fromal joined the Endgame360 team in 2021 and works primarily with the Sportscasting team. He comes with a wealth of sports writing knowledge, building on a career that started in 2010, and with editing experience dating back to 2016. Adam enjoys covering all facets of the sports industry but has a particular love for basketball and the NBA. He grew up with that as a favorite and made it a career when he covered the NBA for almost a decade as a writer for Bleacher Report. During that time, he covered Denver Nuggets games and ran his own analytics website called NBA Math (a venture that he continues today). Throughout his tenure as an editor, Adam has a few other claims to fame: He helped to provide quality control for the Emmy-nominated "Game of Zones" web series at Bleacher Report and worked as a fact-checker for The Ringer's Mirin Fader on her debut book, Giannis: The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP. Adam earned his bachelor's degrees from the University of Georgia in Classical Culture, Latin, and Psychology.

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