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Houston looks to clinch series over Oakland in Game 4

3 months 2 weeks 2 days ago Thursday, October 08 2020 Oct 8, 2020 October 08, 2020 1:22 AM October 08, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

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Associated Press

Oakland Athletics (36-24, first in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (29-31, second in the AL West)

Los Angeles; Thursday, 3:35 p.m. EDT

ALDS: Houston leads the series 2-1

BOTTOM LINE: Houston will look to clinch a series win with a victory over Oakland in Game 4 of the ALDS.

The Astros are 19-21 against the rest of their division. Houston has a team batting average of .260 this postseason, Carlos Correa has lead them with an average of .438, including three extra base hits and seven RBIs.

The Athletics are 26-14 against teams from the AL West. Oakland has a team on-base percentage of .299 this postseason, Marcus Semien leads them with an OBP of .462, including three extra base hits and three RBIs.

REGULAR SEASON TOP PERFORMERS: George Springer leads the Astros with 14 home runs and has 32 RBIs.

Tommy La Stella leads the Athletics with 55 hits and is batting .281.

LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 4-6, .235 batting average, 3.96 ERA, outscored by four runsAthletics: 5-5, .211 batting average, 4.77 ERA, outscored by 14 runs

INJURIES: Astros: Justin Verlander: (forearm), Austin Pruitt: (elbow), Brad Peacock: (shoulder), Roberto Osuna: (right elbow), Chris Devenski: (elbow), Rogelio Armenteros: (undisclosed), Bryan Abreu: (undisclosed), Yordan Alvarez: (knee).

Athletics: Burch Smith: (right forearm), A.J. Puk: (shoulder), Matt Chapman: (hip).

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