2018 AL West Standings

The period between and is commonly referred to as the "Dead-Ball Era. Archived from the original on November 3, Mitch Moreland singled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros on Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep in a matchup of AL division leaders. Houston was down early but came back to tie things up with a four-run rally in the fifth inning. The Red Sox appear to catch a break as Jose Altuve is called out at home as he tries to score on a chopper to a drawn-in Xander Bogaerts. Batting Average

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Baseball Tonight with Buster Olney. Detroit, which sits in third place in the AL Central, is against the AL West - versus Houston - and against left-handed starters.

Astros LH Framber Valdez , 1. Tigers RH Jordan Zimmermann , 4. The year-old Dominican Republic native began his career on Aug. Valdez was with a 4. Zimmermann limited the Chicago White Sox to two hits and one walk over five scoreless innings to earn the victory last time out - his third in the last five decisions. The year-old Wisconsin native permitted one or fewer earned runs in four of his last six starts, walking just three total in that stretch.

Happ has a record with an earned run average of 3. He has strikeouts over his 91 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.

They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up base hits and earned runs. They have allowed 96 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league.

Toronto as a pitching staff has walked batters and struck out They have walked 3. They have a team WHIP of 1. As a team Toronto is hitting. The Blue Jays hold a.

They rank 23rd in MLB with 8. Yangervis Solarte is hitting. He has 73 hits this season in at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of.