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    The Oakland Athletics (18-50) bring a six-game win streak into a contest against the Tampa Bay Rays (48-21) on Tuesday at 9:40 PM ET. The Rays are favored (-215) to break the underdog Athletics’ (+181) streak. Tampa Bay’s Jalen Beeks and Oakland’s Hogan Harris will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Tuesday, June 13, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    Rays vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -215 9

    How Do I Watch the Rays vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CA

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Tampa Bay Rays have hit a league-leading 113 home runs, averaging 1.6 per game.
    • Tampa Bay’s .263 batting average is third-best in the majors.
    • The Rays are second in baseball with a .338 on-base percentage.
    • Tampa Bay strikes out 8.4 times per game to rank 18th in MLB.
    • The Rays average 1.6 home runs per game when playing on the road this season (51 total in road contests).
    • Tampa Bay is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .456 away from home.
    • The club is batting .264 with 290 hits (9.4 per game) on the road this season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Wander Franco leads Tampa Bay with a slugging percentage of .482, fueled by 29 extra-base hits. He has a .296 batting average and an on-base percentage of .357.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, his batting average ranks 14th, his on-base percentage ranks 31st, and he is 33rd in slugging.
    • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay with an OBP of .406 this season while batting .289 with 38 walks and 41 runs scored. He’s slugging .491.
    • His batting average is 23rd among qualified players, his on-base percentage fifth, and his slugging percentage 28th.
    • Arozarena heads into this matchup looking to extend his three-game hit streak. In his last five games he is hitting .273 with a double, seven walks and an RBI.
    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay with 65 hits. He is batting .308 this season and 25 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
    • Josh Lowe has been key for Tampa Bay with 56 hits, an OBP of .341 plus a slugging percentage of .537.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics’ 65 home runs rank 22nd in Major League Baseball.
    • Oakland ranks last in MLB with a team batting average of just .223.
    • The Athletics are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 26th with an OBP of .306.
    • Oakland ranks just 27th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.2 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 27 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 32 home contests this season.
    • In 32 home games this season, it is slugging .328 with 69 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 6.7 base hits per game and batting .207 as a team at home this season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Esteury Ruiz has put up a slugging percentage of .336, a team-best for the Athletics. He’s batting .260 with an on-base percentage of .319.
    • Including all qualifying players in MLB, he ranks 72nd in batting average, 108th in on-base percentage and 152nd in slugging percentage.
    • Brent Rooker’s 51 hits pace his team. He has a batting average of .259 while slugging .508 with an on-base percentage of .359.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he is 74th in batting average, 28th in on-base percentage and 19th in slugging percentage.
    • Ryan Noda has accumulated a team-best .407 on-base percentage.
    • Shea Langeliers is hitting .217 with nine doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 18 walks.

    Rays vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Jalen Beeks (TB) Pitcher Hogan Harris (OAK)
    2 – 3 W/L 1 – 0
    32.1 IP 15.1
    6.12 ERA 6.46
    1.423 WHIP 1.304
    9.2 K/9 7
    4.7 BB/9 5.3

    Rays vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Rays: Brandon Lowe: 10 Day IL (Leg), Calvin Faucher: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Zack Littell: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: 15 Day IL (Hip), Drew Rasmussen: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jeffrey Springs: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: 60 Day IL (Knee), Josh Fleming: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Shane Baz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Andrew Kittredge: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Athletics: Zach Jackson: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Drew Rucinski: 15 Day IL (Illness), Mason Miller: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Freddy Tarnok: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Manny Piña: 60 Day IL (Wrist)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rays and Athletics (Last 10 Games)

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