Astros face Athletics after Dubon’s 4-hit game

Oakland Athletics (19-23, third in AL West) vs. Houston Astros (15-25, fourth in AL West)

Houston; Monday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Ross Stripling (1-6, 5.14 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 29 strikeouts); Astros: Spencer Arrighetti (0-4, 8.44 ERA, 2.02 WHIP, 25 strikeouts)

: LINE Astros -181, Athletics +151; over/under = 9 races

BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros face the Oakland Athletics after Mauricio Dubon’s four-hit game on Sunday.

Houston is 7-12 at home and 15-25 overall. Astros hitters have a collective on-base percentage of .327, the fifth-best percentage in the majors.

Oakland is 9-10 on the road and 19-23 overall. The Athletics are 9-2 in games when they have scored at least five points.

Monday’s game is the first meeting between these teams this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Tucker has seven doubles and 13 home runs while hitting .271 for the Astros. Jon Singleton is 7 for 34 with three homers over the last 10 games.

Brent Rooker has six doubles, 10 homers and 27 RBIs for the Athletics. Shea Langeliers is 11-for-35 with three doubles, two triples, three homers and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 5-5, .258 batting average, 5.17 ERA, led by six runs

Athletics: 4-6, .267 batting average, 5.83 ERA, even run differential

INJURIES: Astros: Chas McCormick: 10-day IL (hamstring), Oliver Ortega: 60-day IL (elbow), Bennett Sousa: 60-day IL (shoulder), Penn Murfee: 60-day IL (elbow), Luis Garcia: 60-day IL (elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-day IL (elbow), Jose Urquidy: 15-day IL (forearm), Kendall Graveman: 60-day IL (elbow)

Athletics: Osvaldo Bido: daily (finger), Darell Hernaiz: 10-day IL (ankle), Joseph Boyle: 15-day IL (back), Freddy Tarnok: 60-day IL (hip), Zachary Gelof: 10-day IL (abdominal) , Luis Medina: 60-day IL (knee), Sean Newcomb: 60-day IL (knee), Aledmys Diaz: 60-day IL (calf), Miguel Andujar: 10-day IL (knee), Ken Waldichuk: 60 days (elbow), Scott Alexander: 15 day IL (rib), Trevor Gott: 60 day IL (elbow)


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