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Sean Murphy and the Oakland Athletics will take on Lance McCullers Jr. and the Houston Astros on Thursday at 7:20 PM on FOX.
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Game Info, Murphy Props for Athletics vs Astros
- Game Day: Thursday, September 15, 2022
- Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
- TV Channel: FOX
- Location: Houston, Texas
- Stadium: Minute Maid Park
Murphy in 2022
- Murphy leads the Athletics in runs batted in (64) and has racked up a team-high batting average of .251.
- Murphy ranks 62nd in home runs and 63rd in RBI among all hitters in MLB action.
- In 62.6% of his 131 games this season, Murphy has notched a base hit (82 times). He’s also put up 30 multi-hit games in 2022 (22.9%).
- Murphy has homered in 17 of 131 games in 2022 (13.0%), which is 3.3% of his trips to the dish.
Last Five Games
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Astros Pitching in 2022
- Lance McCullers Jr. makes the start for the Astros, his sixth of the season. He is 3-1 with a 2.20 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 28 2/3 innings pitched.
- In five games this season, the 28-year-old has put up a 2.20 ERA and 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .221 to opposing batters.
- The 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Astros pitching staff ranks fourth in the league.
- Astros pitchers combine to surrender 120 home runs (0.8 per game), the least in baseball.