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    Josh Naylor leads the Cleveland Guardians (33-38) into a contest against the Oakland Athletics (19-55) a game after he collected four hits in a 12-3 win over the Diamondbacks. The Guardians are favorites (-225) against the Athletics (+187) in this outing, which starts at 7:10 PM ET on Tuesday. Cleveland’s Aaron Civale starts against Oakland’s Luis Medina.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Guardians vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Tuesday, June 20, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    • Stadium: Progressive Field
    Guardians vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Guardians -225 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Guardians vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: BSGL

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians are last in MLB play with 46 home runs.
    • Cleveland’s .244 batting average ranks 19th in the majors.
    • The Guardians’ .308 on-base percentage is 24th in MLB.
    • Cleveland’s batters strike out 7.1 times per game, the second-fewest strikeouts in MLB.
    • The Guardians average 0.6 homers per game when playing at home this season (19 total in home outings).
    • Cleveland has a .371 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .241 with 260 hits (7.9 per game) at home this season.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland in OBP (.346), slugging percentage (.498) and total hits (75) this season. He has a .281 batting average.
    • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks 35th, his on-base percentage ranks 54th, and he is 24th in slugging.
    • Steven Kwan is batting .261 with 16 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 34 walks. He’s slugging .352 with an on-base percentage of .339.
    • His batting average ranks 74th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 66th, and his slugging percentage 145th.
    • Kwan enters this game looking to extend his three-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .300 with a triple and three RBI.
    • Naylor has collected 66 base hits, an OBP of .331 and a slugging percentage of .450 this season.
    • Andres Gimenez has five home runs, 24 RBI and a batting average of .239 this season.
    • Gimenez has hit safely in four games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .278 with a triple, a home run, three walks and five RBI.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics have hit 68 homers this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • Oakland has a team batting average of just .222 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics have an OBP of just .304 this season, which ranks 26th in MLB.
    • Oakland ranks just 29th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.4 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 36 road contests this season.
    • Oakland is slugging .383 in 36 road games this season.
    • In 36 road games this season, they have a batting average of .237 while averaging 8.0 base hits per contest.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Esteury Ruiz has racked up a team-high .345 slugging percentage. He’s batting .264 with an on-base percentage of .321.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, he is 65th in batting average, 101st in on-base percentage and 150th in slugging percentage.
    • Ruiz hopes to build on a five-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .368 with three doubles, a walk and an RBI.
    • Brent Rooker’s 55 hits lead his team. He has a batting average of .255 while slugging .491 with an on-base percentage of .356.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 89th in batting average, 34th in on-base percentage and 33rd in slugging percentage.
    • Ryan Noda a has .397 on-base percentage to pace the Athletics.
    • Jace Peterson is hitting .220 with four doubles, a triple, five home runs and 25 walks.

    Guardians vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Aaron Civale (CLE) Pitcher Luis Medina (OAK)
    2 – 2 W/L 1 – 6
    27 IP 39.1
    2.67 ERA 7.55
    1.259 WHIP 1.602
    7.3 K/9 8.5
    3.3 BB/9 4.1

    Guardians vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Guardians: Cal Quantrill: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Triston McKenzie: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Peyton Battenfield: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Athletics: Kevin Smith: 10 Day IL (Back), Zach Jackson: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Drew Rucinski: 15 Day IL (Illness), Richard Lovelady: 15 Day IL (Elbow), 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)

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