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Rangers host the Angels to begin 3-game series

May 16, 2022 GMT

Los Angeles Angels (24-13, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (14-19, fourth in the AL West)

Arlington, Texas; Monday, 8:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Noah Syndergaard (3-1, 2.45 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 21 strikeouts); Rangers: Jon Gray (0-1, 5.51 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 15 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels -139, Rangers +119; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers start a three-game series at home against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday.

Texas has a 7-12 record in home games and a 14-19 record overall. The Rangers are 8-5 in games when they did not give up a home run.

Los Angeles has gone 12-7 in home games and 24-13 overall. The Angels have hit 49 total home runs to lead the AL.

The matchup Monday is the fifth time these teams square off this season. The Angels have a 3-1 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Corey Seager has a double and seven home runs for the Rangers. Kole Calhoun is 11-for-31 with a double, a triple, three home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.

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Taylor Ward has five doubles, two triples and eight home runs for the Angels. Shohei Ohtani is 12-for-40 with three doubles and four home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 5-5, .192 batting average, 3.13 ERA, outscored by nine runs

Angels: 7-3, .251 batting average, 2.20 ERA, outscored opponents by 30 runs

INJURIES: Rangers: Mitch Garver: 10-Day IL (flexor strain), Jon Gray: day-to-day (knee), Albert Abreu: 15-Day IL (ankle), Jose Leclerc: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Angels: Max Stassi: 10-Day IL (covid-19), David Fletcher: 10-Day IL (hip), Jose Rojas: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Kurt Suzuki: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Austin Warren: 15-Day IL (nasal fracture), Archie Bradley: 10-Day IL (abdominal), Jose Quijada: 10-Day IL (oblique), Cooper Criswell: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Griffin Canning: 60-Day IL (back)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.