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Rangers at Angels Predictions and Preview for 5/25/2021

The Texas Rangers visit the Los Angeles Angels on 5/25/2021 at 9:38PM.

The Rangers and the Angels face off in an regular season game. The Rangers have a record of 22-22 this season. The Angels are 20-27 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Texas Rangers

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Hyeon-jong Yang is 0-1 this season with an ERA of 3.38 in 21.1 innings pitched across 2 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.17 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.208. Hyeon-jong Yang’s pitching repetoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 89.8 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 79.8 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 71.1 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 81.3 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Hyeon-jong Yang has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 45.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 13.1%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 54.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.0%

Adolis Garcia

Adolis Garcia has hit 14 Home Runs, drove in 38 runs, and sports a .291 batting average this season. He also has scored 23 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .932 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Adolis Garcia would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is below average with his 5.0% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 27.3%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Adolis Garcia put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 38.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 5.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 52.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 41.7%


Nick Solak

Nick Solak has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 22 runs, and sports a .258 batting average this season. He also has scored 32 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 7.2% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 25.8%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Nick Solak put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 34.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 53.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%


Willie Calhoun

Willie Calhoun has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 11 runs, and sports a .263 batting average this season. He also has scored 14 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.5% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 13.1% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Willie Calhoun put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 39.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.6%


Nate Lowe

Nate Lowe has hit 7 Home Runs, drove in 28 runs, and sports a .253 batting average this season. He also has scored 22 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 12.8% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 27.5%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Nate Lowe put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 49.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 25.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 24.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 36.8%


Isiah Kiner-Falefa

Isiah Kiner-Falefa has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 20 runs, and sports a .290 batting average this season. He also has scored 29 runs this season and stolen 10 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 3.9% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 16.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Isiah Kiner-Falefa put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 58.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 20.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 57.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.2%


Charlie Culberson

Charlie Culberson has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 11 runs, and sports a .247 batting average this season. He also has scored 8 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 6.6% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.3%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Charlie Culberson put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 55.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.0%


Jose Trevino

Jose Trevino has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 9 runs, and sports a .259 batting average this season. He also has scored 11 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

A below-average OPS of .596 has been disappointing thus far for Jose Trevino. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 3.5% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 22.6% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jose Trevino put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 47.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 23.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 28.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 61.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 25.9%


David Dahl

David Dahl has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 12 runs, and sports a .213 batting average this season. He also has scored 16 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

A below-average OPS of .594 has been disappointing thus far for David Dahl. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 4.0% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 27.2%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls David Dahl put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 47.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 34.0%


Khris Davis

Khris Davis has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 1 runs, and sports a .172 batting average this season. He also has scored 4 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

A below-average OPS of .495 has been disappointing thus far for Khris Davis. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 6.3% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.1%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Khris Davis put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 57.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 9.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 9.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 76.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 14.3%


Hyeon-jong Yang

Hyeon-jong Yang has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 0 runs, and sports a .000 batting average this season. He also has scored 0 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

These struggles make him very replaceable in the lineup. His OPS is .000. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 0.0%. He avoids strikeouts quite well, he is FAR better than your average hitter. If he is getting an out, he made contact to get there. He is one of laggards in MLB at On-Base Percentage with a .000 OBP.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Hyeon-jong Yang put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 0.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Los Angeles Angels

Andrew Heaney is 1-3 this season with an ERA of 5.31 in 39.0 innings pitched across 8 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.26 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.245. Andrew Heaney’s pitching repetoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 92.2 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 79.7 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 84.2 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Andrew Heaney has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 34.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 24.8%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 49.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 36.6%

Jared Walsh

Jared Walsh has hit 10 Home Runs, drove in 34 runs, and sports a .317 batting average this season. He also has scored 20 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .951 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Jared Walsh would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is below average with his 7.8% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 25.1%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jared Walsh put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 32.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 24.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 41.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 34.2%


Shohei Ohtani

Shohei Ohtani has hit 14 Home Runs, drove in 35 runs, and sports a .268 batting average this season. He also has scored 32 runs this season and stolen 6 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .938 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?He is considered one of the top power hitters this season.

He is below average with his 5.5% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 29.7%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Shohei Ohtani put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 38.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.9%


Juan Lagares

Juan Lagares has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 6 runs, and sports a .244 batting average this season. He also has scored 7 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 6.8% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 22.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Juan Lagares put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 25.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 32.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 45.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 38.7%


Anthony Rendon

Anthony Rendon has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 12 runs, and sports a .234 batting average this season. He also has scored 13 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 11.9% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 19.3% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Anthony Rendon put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 29.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 51.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 59.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 27.0%


Jose Iglesias

Jose Iglesias has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 15 runs, and sports a .278 batting average this season. He also has scored 19 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 2.4%. He has a K Rate of 14.0% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jose Iglesias put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 45.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 30.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 24.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 56.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 25.2%


Justin Upton

Justin Upton has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 18 runs, and sports a .197 batting average this season. He also has scored 16 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

A below-average OPS of .669 has been disappointing thus far for Justin Upton. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.4% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 31.5%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Justin Upton put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 12.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 34.5%


Taylor Ward

Taylor Ward has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 8 runs, and sports a .190 batting average this season. He also has scored 10 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

A below-average OPS of .641 has been disappointing thus far for Taylor Ward. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 22.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Taylor Ward put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.5%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 44.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 16.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 53.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.1%


David Fletcher

David Fletcher has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 13 runs, and sports a .254 batting average this season. He also has scored 24 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

A below-average OPS of .569 has been disappointing thus far for David Fletcher. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is below average with his 3.7% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 11.8% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls David Fletcher put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 45.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 29.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 24.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 63.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 12.0%


Kurt Suzuki

Kurt Suzuki has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 4 runs, and sports a .178 batting average this season. He also has scored 5 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

A below-average OPS of .512 has been disappointing thus far for Kurt Suzuki. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 7.1% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 21.2% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Kurt Suzuki put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 53.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 28.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 58.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.3%


Andrew Heaney

Andrew Heaney has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 0 runs, and sports a .000 batting average this season. He also has scored 0 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

These struggles make him very replaceable in the lineup. His OPS is .000. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 0.0%. He avoids strikeouts quite well, he is FAR better than your average hitter. If he is getting an out, he made contact to get there. He is one of laggards in MLB at On-Base Percentage with a .000 OBP.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Andrew Heaney put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 0.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%


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