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    The Detroit Tigers (72-83) visit the Oakland Athletics (48-107) on Sunday at 4:07 PM ET. The Tigers are moneyline favorites (-152) against the underdog Athletics (+129). Detroit has Eduardo Rodriguez set to start, and Oakland will send out JP Sears.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Tigers vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 24, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:07 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    Tigers vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Tigers -152 8

    How Do I Watch the Tigers vs. the Athletics?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CA

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers rank 25th in baseball with 156 total home runs.
    • Detroit’s .234 batting average ranks 28th in MLB.
    • The Tigers rank 28th in baseball with a .301 on-base percentage.
    • Detroit strikes out 9.2 times per game, the No. 24 mark in the majors.
    • The Tigers average 1.1 homers per game when playing on the road this season (87 total in road contests).
    • Detroit has a .377 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • On the road this season the club averages 7.8 hits per game and is batting .228.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Spencer Torkelson leads Detroit with 134 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .440. He’s batting .231 with an on-base percentage of .311.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, his batting average ranks 119th, his on-base percentage ranks 110th, and he is 71st in slugging.
    • Kerry Carpenter has 17 doubles, two triples, 20 home runs and 29 walks. He’s batting .288 and slugging .492 with an on-base percentage of .346.
    • Matt Vierling leads Detroit in OBP (.328) this season, fueled by 118 hits.
    • Zach McKinstry is batting .228 with a .301 OBP and 32 RBI for Detroit this season.
    • McKinstry enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .188 with two doubles.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics’ 166 home runs rank 20th in Major League Baseball.
    • Oakland has a team batting average of just .223 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 29th with an OBP of .298.
    • Oakland ranks 23rd with an average of 9.2 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.0 home runs per game in their 80 home contests this season.
    • Oakland has a team slugging percentage of .359 in home games this season with 199 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 6.9 base hits per game and batting .215 as a team at home this season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Esteury Ruiz has a .347 slugging percentage, which leads the Athletics. He’s batting .254 with an on-base percentage of .308.
    • Brent Rooker leads his team with 105 hits and a .325 OBP. He has a batting average of .240 while slugging .485.
    • He is 112th in batting average, 79th in on-base percentage and 30th in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Tony Kemp is batting .209 with 13 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 44 walks.
    • Ryan Noda is batting .234 with 22 doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 73 walks.

    Tigers vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Eduardo Rodríguez (DET) Pitcher JP Sears (OAK)
    11 – 9 W/L 5 – 12
    138.2 IP 163.1
    3.57 ERA 4.46
    1.168 WHIP 1.243
    8.6 K/9 8.3
    2.8 BB/9 2.7

    Tigers vs. Athletics Injury Updates

    • Tigers: Matt Manning: 15 Day IL (Foot), Mason Englert: 15 Day IL (Hip), Alex Faedo: 15 Day IL (Finger), Andrew Vasquez: 15 Day IL (Calf), Matthew Boyd: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Meadows: 60 Day IL (Anxiety), Riley Greene: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Eduardo Rodríguez: day-to-day (Back)
    • Athletics: JJ Bleday: 10 Day IL (Knee), Austin Pruitt: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Angel Felipe: 15 Day IL (Elbow), James Kaprielian: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Zach Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Sean Newcomb: 60 Day IL (Knee), Freddy Tarnok: 60 Day IL (Calf), Drew Rucinski: 60 Day IL (Illness), Richard Lovelady: 60 Day IL (Arm), Yacksel Ríos: 60 Day IL (Finger)

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