1 O AKLAND A THLETICS Game Information Oakland Athletics Baseball Company 7000 Coliseum Way Oakland, CA A s PR on Alerts OAKLAND ATHLETICS (53-68) VS. HOUSTON ASTROS (74-47) FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017 MINUTE MAID PARK 7:10 P.M. CDT LHP SEAN MANAEA (8-7, 4.59) VS. LHP DALLAS KEUCHEL (10-2, 2.77) NBCSCA A S RADIO NETWORK (95.7 FM THE GAME) ABOUT THE A S: Are 3-3 over the last six games and 9-9 over the last 18 contests are a season-low tying 15 games under.500 for the fourth time in the last eight games and the fifth time this year are (.438), which is the second worst record in the American League and tied for seventh worst in Oakland history after 121 games however, it is one game better than each of the previous two seasons have been in sole possession of last place in the AL West every day dating back to May 30 and have spent 83 days in fifth. AGAINST THE WEST: The A s are (.362) against the American League West compared to (.486) against everyone else have the worst intradivision record in the majors (SF, 19-31/.380) are batting.225 (350-for-1558) and are averaging 4.00 runs per game against the AL West (188 runs in 47 games) compared to.251 and 4.72 runs against all other teams. DEFENSIVE DOINGS: The A s have committed a Major League leading 98 errors, which marks the 10th consecutive season they have made 97 or more errors have made at least 100 errors in five of the previous eight seasons also led the majors with 73 unearned runs rank second in the American League in most stolen bases allowed (89), tied for second in most passed balls (13), tied for third in fewest outfield assists (17) and tied for fourth in most double plays turned (121). OFFENSE: The A s are batting.273 (184-for-674) with 104 runs scored (5.5 per game) and 81 extra base hits (4.3 per game 52 doubles, 2 triples, 27 home runs) over the last 19 games are hitting.241 for the season, which is second lowest in the American League however, are tied for second in extra base hits (407) and rank third in doubles (228) home runs have accounted for 258 of the A s 537 runs (48.0%) the Oakland record for highest percentage of runs scoring on home runs is 46.3% in 1996 have won just four games when going homerless, which is tied for second fewest in the majors (NYY, 3). STRIKEOUTS: The A s struck out 14 times on Wednesday, which was their Athletics record 60th game with 10 or more strikeouts (previous: 59 in 2012) now have 1131 strikeouts for the season, which is second most in the American League (TB, 1184) and third most in the majors (MIL, 1198) it is seventh most in Athletics history (6th is 1145 in 2016). STARTING PITCHING: A s starting pitchers have allowed four runs or more in 15 of the last 19 games and have tossed four innings or fewer seven times over that stretch are 4-7 with a 7.29 ERA (74 er in 91.1 ip) and.338 (132-for-391) opponents batting average over that span and with a 4.81 ERA (354 er in ip) for the season are tied with Baltimore for the second most losses in the American League (CWS, 55), but have allowed 91 home runs, which is tied with Houston and Toronto for the fewest. PITCHING: The A s have compiled a 5.91 ERA (88 er in ip) in August, which is third highest in the American League now have a 4.76 ERA for the season, which is fourth highest in the AL rank second in the AL in most doubles (231) and tied for third in extra base hits (402) have 65 wild pitches, which is tied with Houston for the most in the majors it is sixth most in Oakland history (72 in 1979, 71 in 1989, 70 in 2016, 68 in 1998, 67 in 1992) have allowed five grand slams, which is tied with Baltimore for the most in the AL. HOME AND AWAY: After playing 19 consecutive games in California (including 14 in Oakland), the A s begin a stretch tonight where they will play 12 of their next 15 games on the road that starts with this six-game road trip to Houston (three games) and Baltimore (three games) are (.339) on the road compared to (.523) in Oakland have the second worst road record in the American League (CWS, 20-42/.323) the only time in Oakland history the A s have finished with a winning percentage under.350 on the road was in 1979 (23-58,.284) went 3-2 on the last road trip to San Francisco (1-1) and Los Angeles-AL (2-1) went 3-6 on the last homestand against Seattle (0-2), Baltimore (2-2) and Kansas City (1-2) are over the last 30 home games after going over the first 35 are in home series compared to in road series. CLOSE CALLS: Over the last 25 games, the A s have come back from deficits of three or more runs to win four times (3,5,5,4) but have blown leads of three or more runs in a loss four times (5,3,4,4) have 32 losses in games in which they have led, which is tied for fourth most in the American League are tied with Kansas City for the Major League lead in wins when trailing after seven innings (9) but are tied for fourth in losses when leading after seven innings (7) are tied for the AL lead in losses when leading after eight innings (5) but are tied for third in wins when trailing after eight innings (4) are tied with the Dodgers for the most walk-off wins in the majors (9) but have the fourth most walk-off losses in the AL (6) have set an Athletics franchise record and lead the majors with seven walk-off home runs. (DON T) GO THE DISTANCE: The A s have gone an Athletics record 161 consecutive games since their last complete game on Aug. 19, 2016 at Chicago-AL (Graveman) broke the previous mark of 151 from July 9, 2008 to July 5, 2009 the streak is the third longest active streak in the majors (TB, 251 and ATL, 211). ROSTER NOTES: On Wednesday, Chris Hatcher became the 27th player to pitch for the A s this year, which is tied for second most in Athletics history to the record of 30 set in 2015 Hatcher is the 50th player to wear an Oakland uniform, which marks the third straight season the A s have used 50 or more players the 50 players used are tied with the Yankees for third most in the American League (SEA 55, TOR 52) have employed 74 different players over the last two years and 106 over the last three. THIS AND THAT: The A s have a (.500) record during day games compared to (.400) at night have a run differential of -102, which is the lowest in the AL and fourth lowest in the majors were outscored by 108 runs last year, which was the A s worst mark since 1997 (-182) are averaging 3 hours, 8 minutes and 26 seconds per game the Oakland record for longest average time of game is 3:08:28 in 2000 are in replay challenges while opposing managers are finished July with a record, which marked their Oakland record ninth consecutive month with a losing record broke the previous mark of eight from Aug Sept THE DISABLED LIST: The A s have five players on the disabled list (Fowler, Phegley, Smolinski, Triggs, Wahl), which matches the season low (March 30-April 1, May and Aug. 3-present) Phegley and Smolinski are currently on rehab assignments the last time Oakland had fewer than five players on the DL was Aug. 31, 2015 when they had four Oakland has used the disabled list a total of 22 times this year, which marks the third consecutive season and seventh time in the last 11 years the A s have used the DL at least 20 times the Oakland record is 27 set last year currently have three players on the 60-day DL (Smolinski, Triggs and Wahl). A s vs. ASTROS: The A s have lost the season series for the third consecutive season as they are 2-10 with seven games remaining are 0-6 in Oakland and 2-4 in Houston have lost 17 of their last 19 games to the Astros, including each of the last 10 in the Coliseum the Coliseum losing streak is the A s second longest against any team (13, Baltimore, July 8, 1976-April 27, 1979) are (.340) against the Astros over the last three years after winning each of their first four season series against Houston (31-13,.705) have 15 blown saves in their last 55 games against the Astros (dating back to Aug. 26, 2014) lead the all-time series are in Oakland and in Houston. TODAY S TIDBITS Matt Chapman leads American League rookies in runs (19), doubles (11), home runs (9), RBI (21) and extra base hits (21) since the All-Star Break Khris Davis is tied for second in the AL in RBI (86), tied for third in extra base hits (56), tied for fourth in home runs (33) and tied for ninth in games played (118) Rajai Davis leads the majors in stolen bases in August (7) and leads the AL in stolen bases since the All-Star Break (11) Jed Lowrie is tied for the Major League lead with 38 doubles (Ramirez, CLE) Marcus Semien has an eight-game hitting streak (11- for-31,.355), which is one short of his career high. THIS DATE IN A S HISTORY In 1990 Rickey Henderson hits a two-run homer to break a 1-1 tie in the A s 3-1 win at Baltimore it is Henderson 744th run as an Athletic, most ever by an Oakland player in 1996 Mark McGwire hits his 145 th career home run in the Coliseum, breaking Reggie Jackson s Coliseum Career Home Run record in 2004 Erubiel Durazo hits three home runs to account for all of the A s scoring in a 5-4 win at Baltimore. PITCHING PROBABLES Sat., Aug. 19 at Houston RHP Kendall Graveman (3-3, 4.70) vs. RHP Collin McHugh (0-2, 4.88) 4:10 NBCSCA/95.7 FM The Game Sun., Aug. 20 at Houston RHP Jharel Cotton (5-10, 5.92) vs. RHP Brad Peacock (10-1, 3.30) 11:10 NBCSCA/95.7 FM The Game Get the latest A s notes, full stat packets, clips, press releases, roster, updated media guide and more at World Champions American League Champions
2 TODAY S STARTING PITCHER: Sean Manaea (8-7, 4.59 ERA) FOR STARTERS: Is 0-2 with a 9.31 ERA (20 er in 19.1 ip) and.400 (38- for-95) opponents batting average over his last five starts went 1-3 with a 5.52 ERA over his first six starts this year and 7-2 with a 2.92 ERA over an 11-start span from May 20 to July 16 before his current stretch. LAST THREE STARTS: Has tossed fewer than four innings in each of his last three starts and has allowed 18 runs (13 er in 6.2 ip, ERA) on 21 hits (45 ab,.512 opponents batting average) over that span is the first A s starting pitcher to toss fewer than four innings in three consecutive starts over the course of one season since Miguel Jimenez did it from April 30-May 12, 1994 no pitcher in Oakland history has four straight starts of fewer than four innings without missing a turn in the rotation. OPPONENTS BATTING: Left-handed hitters are 20-for-57 (.351) against him over his last 12 starts after going 2-for-38 (.053) over his first 10 starts opponents are 24-for-67 (.358) with runners in scoring position over his last nine starts after hitting.146 (7-for-48) over his first 11 has a.156 (38-for-244) opponents batting average with two strikes has held the opponents number three hitter to a.185 (10-for-54) batting average but the two hitter has a.404 (21-for-52) average. THE WEST AND THE REST: Is 2-5 with a 5.26 ERA (30 er in 51.1 ip) in 10 starts against American League West teams compared to 6-2 with a 4.08 ERA (31 er in 68.1 ip) in 12 starts against everyone else. BEFORE AND AFTER THE BREAK: Is 1-2 with a 7.52 ERA (22 er in 26.1 ip) and.358 (43-for-120) opponents batting average in six starts since the All-Star Break after going 7-5 with a 3.76 ERA and.229 opponents batting average in 16 starts before the break has allowed six home runs in 26.1 innings since the break after yielding just eight in 93.1 innings before the break. THE FIRST AND SECOND INNING: Has allowed 34 of his 69 runs this year over the first two innings of his starts has a 6.38 ERA (30 er in 42.1 ip) over the first two innings of a game, 2.88 (18 er in 56.1 ip) over innings three through five and an 8.56 ERA (13 er in 13.2 ip) in the sixth inning has not allowed a run after the sixth inning (7.1 ip) last year, he allowed just nine runs in the first inning and second inning (1.29 ERA). THIS AND THAT: Is tied for fifth in the American League in pickoffs (3) has eight wins, which surpasses his season total of seven from his rookie campaign last year has also surpassed his totals from his rookie campaign of 2016 in runs (69) and walks (42) HIGHLIGHTS: Struck out a career-high 10 batters in just 5.1 innings his second start of the season April 9 at Texas became just the sixth pitcher in Oakland history to strike out 10 or more in fewer than six innings, the first since Rich Harden on Sept. 5, 2011 against Kansas City (10 so in 5.0 ip) however, took the loss in an 8-1 decision tossed 5.0 hitless innings in his next start April 15 against Houston but walked a career-high five batters and yielded two runs is just the second A s pitcher since at least 1913 to toss five or more hitless innings and allow a run (Chris Codiroli, June 27, 1986 against Chicago) became the first MLB pitcher since at least 1913 with the following pitching line: 5.0 ip, 0 h, 2 r, 1 er, 5 bb, 6 so left with a 5-2 lead but ended up with a no decision as the bullpen allowed eight runs over the final three innings for the blown save and loss in a 10-6 loss it was the first of three times the bullpen blew a save in one of his starts (July 22 at NYM, July 27 at Toronto) allowed five hits in 6.0 innings April 21 against Seattle to extend his season-opening streak of consecutive starts with five innings or more and five hits or fewer to four that matched the second longest such streak in Oakland history and was the longest since Chad Gaudin also had a four-game streak in 2007 left his start on April 26 at Los Angeles (AL) after just 2.0 innings with tightness in his left shoulder was 1-2 with a 5.18 ERA in five starts when he was placed on the 10-day disabled list April 30 retroactive to April 27 with a strained left shoulder made one start on a rehab assignment with Triple- A Nashville May 9 against El Paso and had a no decision in the Sounds 8-6 loss (4.0 ip, 4 h, 2 r, 1 er, 1 bb, 5 so, 72 pitches) was reinstated May 15 walked a career-high tying five batters but yielded just two hits in 5.0 innings that day in a 6-5 loss to Seattle defeated Boston May 20 to start a career-high five-game winning that spanned five starts through June 10 compiled a 1.97 ERA and.193 opponents batting average during the streak and issued just seven walks in 32.0 innings (1.97 walks per nine innings) finished the month of May with a 3-1 record, a 2.63 ERA and.167 opponents batting average in four starts the three wins were his most ever in a month allowed six hits June 10 in the second game of a doubleheader at Tampa Bay that snapped a streak of 16 consecutive games with five hits or fewer and two innings pitched or more from Aug. 23, 2016 to June 5, 2017 that tied for the third longest such streak by a Major League pitcher since at least 1913 it is the longest by an American League pitcher tossed a career-high 115 pitches in 7.0 innings in a 7-3 win over Cleveland July 16. LAST START: He was the losing pitcher in the A s 12-5 loss to Baltimore last Saturday in Oakland faced seven batters and allowed six hits and a walk while pitching a career-low 0.1 innings six of the runners scored and he recorded his only out when Schoop was thrown out at the plate trying to score from first on a Jones double became the fourth pitcher in Oakland history to face seven or more batters in a game and have each batter reach safely via hit or walk (8, Blake Stein on Aug. 31, 1998; 7, Craig Minetto on July 4, 1979; 7, Ken Holtzman on June 30, 1972). MANAEA S 2017 STARTS Date Opponent Score Dec ERA IP H R ER BB SO HR #PIT April 4 Los Angeles (AL) April 9 at Texas 1-8 L April 15 Houston April 21 Seattle 3-1 W April 26 at Los Angeles (AL) 5-8 L April Totals (5 games, 5 starts) May 15 at Seattle 5-6 L May 20 Boston 8-3 W May 26 at New York (AL) 4-1 W May 31 at Cleveland 3-1 W May Totals (4 games, 4 starts) June 5 Toronto 5-3 W June 10 at Tampa Bay 7-2 W June 16 New York (AL) June 21 Houston 1-5 L June 27 at Houston 6-4 W June Totals (5 games, 5 starts) July 2 Atlanta 3-4 (12) July 7 at Seattle 2-7 L July 16 Cleveland 7-3 W July 22 at New York (NL) July 27 at Toronto 4-8 (10) July Totals (5 games, 5 starts) Aug. 1 San Francisco 4-10 L Aug. 6 at Los Angeles (AL) Aug. 12 Baltimore 5-12 L MANAEA vs. HOUSTON: Is 1-2 with a 2.13 ERA (38.0 ip, 29 h, 12 r, 9 er, 18 bb, 37 so, 1 hr) and.207 (29-for-140) opponents batting average in seven career starts is 0-1 with a 2.81 ERA (8 er in 22.0 ip) in four starts in Oakland, 1-1 with a 0.00 ERA (1 er in 16.0 ip) in three starts in Houston is 1-1 with a 2.70 ERA (16.2 ip, 16 h, 6 r, 5 er, 10 bb, 17 so, 0 hr) in three starts STARTS VS. HOUSTON DATE H/A DEC IP H R ER BB SO 4/29/16 H /10/16 A /29/16 A L /20/16 H /15/17 H /21/17 H L /27/17 A W this year the no decision came in a 0-6 A s loss in Oakland on April 15 tossed 5.0 hitless innings but walked a career-high five batters and yielded two runs had a 5-0 lead when he walked the bases loaded to start the sixth inning fielding errors by Rosales and Decker allowed two of those runs to score the bullpen allowed eight runs over the final three innings for the blown save and loss the loss come in a 5-1 decision in Oakland on June 21 blanked the Astros on two hits and two walks over the first five innings before allowing three runs in the sixth on a two-run single by Gattis and a RBI single by Marisnick left after six innings trailing 3-0 then picked up the win in the A s 6-4 victory at Houston June 27 allowed nine hits and walked three batters in 5.2 innings but allowed just one run had a 1-0 lead when Springer scored on a Gattis grounded into double play in the fifth inning Ryon Healy hit a grand slam in the sixth for the win. MANAEA S CAREER MATCHUPS VS. HOUSTON Player Bat AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SH SF HBP GDP AVG OBP SLG Jose Altuve R Carlos Beltran S Alex Bregman R Juan Centeno L Carlos Correa R Evan Gattis R Marwin Gonzalez S Yuli Gurriel R Jake Marisnick R Brian McCann L George Springer R Tyler White R RECAP: Made his Major League debut with the A s following an April 29 promotion and went 7-9 with a 3.86 ERA in 25 games, including 24 starts ranked second among American League rookies in strikeouts (124), innings pitched (144.2) and games started and tied for fifth in wins the strikeouts tied for sixth most in Oakland history by a rookie. MANAEA BY THE NUMBERS W L ERA G IP ER Career Home Road Day Night Pre-ASB Post-ASB AVG. AB H vs. LHH vs. RHH MANAEA S CAREER HIGHS Low Hit CG: None IP: 8.0, 7/22/16 vs. TB Fewest IP, GS: 0.1, 8/12/17 vs. BAL H: 11, 7/27/16 at TEX R: 8, 5/10/16 at BOS ER: 8, 5/10/16 at BOS BB: 5 (twice), last: 5/15/17 at SEA SO: 10, 4/9/17 at TEX HR: 2 (eight times), last: 8/6/17 at LAA Pitches: 115, 7/16/17 vs. CLE Win Streak: 5, 5/20/17 to 6/10/17 Loss Streak: 3, 7/5/16 to 8/7/16 Scoreless Streak: 15.1, 8/29/16 to 9/26/16 Complete Games: None Shutouts: None TOMORROW S PROBABLE STARTING PITCHER RHP Kendall Graveman (3-3, 4.70 ERA): Was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list Aug. 3 and is 1-1 with a 7.53 ERA and.359 opponents batting average in three starts since his return was on the disabled list with a strained right shoulder twice (April and May 26-Aug. 2) is 2-1 with a 3.14 ERA in seven starts against American League West competition compared to 1-2 with an 8.35 ERA in four starts against everyone else is 1-3 with a 7.20 ERA in five starts on the road compared to 2-0 with a 2.97 ERA in six starts at home was the winning pitcher in his last start, a 9-3 A s win over Baltimore last Sunday in Oakland (7.0 ip, 8 h, 2 r, 2 er, 1 bb, 8 so) is 3-2 with a 4.14 ERA (41.1 ip, 41 h, 20 r, 19 er, 10 bb, 14 so, 6 hr) in seven career starts against Houston including a no decision in his only start this year, a 7-2 A s loss in Oakland on April 14 (5.0 ip, 5 h, 1 r, 1 er, 2 bb, 0 so).
3 TEAM 17-20, 4.68 ERA (212 er in ip) Saves/Opportunities: 23-for-43 (53.5%) The A s bullpen has converted just 4-of-12 (33.3%) save opportunities over the last 28 games is 23-for-43 (53.5%) for the season, which is the second lowest percentage in the American League has the third fewest saves and is tied for third in blown saves (20). Has a 3.91 ERA (49 er in ip) since the All-Star Break after posting a 4.97 ERA before the break has a 4.68 ERA for the season, which is second highest in the AL (DET, 5.28). Ranks second in the AL in most extra base hits allowed (153), has the third highest opponents slugging percentage (.430) and the fourth most home runs (59). Ranks fourth in the AL in opponents batting average against first batters faced (.225) is tied for the third fewest home runs allowed (10). 64 RHP MICHAEL BRADY Last Outing: 8/12 vs. Baltimore (ND, 5.1 ip, 7 h, 3 r, 3 er, 0 bb, 5 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-0 Inherited Runners/Scored: 4/2 First Hitters: 5-9 Was recalled from Triple-A Nashville a week ago today for his third stint with the A s this year and has pitched once since his return. Tossed 5.1 innings last Saturday against Baltimore after pitching 6.0 innings of relief in his previous outing with the A s on Aug. 1 is the second Oakland reliever over the last 30 years with two outings greater than 5.0 innings in the same season (Brad Rigby, 1999). Has made four of his nine career appearances against Houston (7.1 ip, 7 h, 4 r, 4 er, 2 bb, 5 so, 2 hr, 4.91 ERA). Made one start with Nashville following his last option and had a no decision at Tacoma on Aug. 8 (5.0 ip, 5 h, 1 r, 1 er, 0 bb, 4 so) his complete 2017 minor league stats: W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO Nashville (AAA) Last Year: Spent most of the year at Double-A Harrisburg but also made one start with Triple-A Syracuse in August combined to go 3-6 with a 2.89 ERA in 18 games (12 starts) overall issued just 13 walks in 81.0 innings (1.44 per nine innings). 46 RHP SANTIAGO CASILLA Last Outing: 8/15 vs. Kansas City (BS, 0.1 ip, 2 h, 3 r, 3 er, 1 bb, 0 so) Saves/Opportunities: Inherited Runners/Scored: 4/2 First Hitters: 9-44, 4 bb Gave up three runs Tuesday night after not allowing a run over his previous eight outings (7.1 ip, 4 h, 3 bb, 10 so). Was charged with his seventh blown save Tuesday, which is tied for the most in the American League and tied for third most in the majors it is two short of his career high of nine from last year has the second lowest save percentage in the AL (69.6%) and is tied for 10th in saves (16). Is tied for fourth among AL relievers in losses (5), tied for fifth in stolen bases (8) and tied for sixth in first batter strikeouts (18). Has not allowed a run in eight appearances on no days rest (8.0 ip). Has a loss and two saves in four games against Houston (4.0 ip, 5 h, 3 r, 3 er, 2 bb, 1 so, 6.75 ERA) has a 2.20 ERA (4 er in 16.1 ip) in 17 career appearances against the Astros has not allowed a run in nine career appearances at Minute Maid Park (9.1 ip, 9 h, 2 bb, 3 so). Last Year: Went 2-5 with 31 saves and a 3.57 ERA in 62 relief appearances with San Francisco ranked sixth in the NL in saves but had a career-high nine blown saves, which tied for the most in the majors struck out a career-high 65 batters. 67 RHP SIMON CASTRO Last Outing: 8/16 vs. Kansas City (ND, 1.0 ip, 2 h, 1 r, 1 er, 1 bb, 1 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-1 Inherited Runners/Scored: 5/0 First Hitters: 2-12, hbp Has not allowed an earned run in nine of his last 11 appearances (3 er in 15.1 ip, 1.76 ERA) after allowing one run in each of his first two outings. Struck out a batter in his last appearance to snap a streak of five consecutive games with at least one inning pitched and no strikeouts that matched the longest single season streak in Oakland history (ninth time last: Jerry Blevins, May 19-30, 2013). Has a 1.69 ERA (2 er in 10.2 ip) in eight games at home compared to a 4.26 ERA (3 er in 6.1 ip) in five games on the road. Has never faced the Astros in his career. Was selected from Triple-A Nashville on July 16 after going 3-5 with four saves, a 3.32 ERA and.176 opponents batting average in 33 relief appearances with the Sounds. Last Year: Spent the entire season at Triple-A Albuquerque in the Colorado organization and was 0-5 with 10 saves and a 3.38 ERA in 50 appearances, all in relief the saves were the first of his career. 35 LHP DANIEL COULOMBE Last Outing: 8/16 vs. Kansas City (ND, 1.0 ip, 1 h, 0 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 0 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-1 Inherited Runners/Scored: 44/11 First Hitters: 13-49, 3 bb, hbp Has not allowed a run in 17 of his last 20 games however, has allowed three runs in each of the three games with a run and has a 5.93 ERA (9 er in 13.2 ip) and.315 (17-for-454) opponents batting average over that stretch dating back to July 4 logged a 2.22 ERA and.206 opponents average over his first 33 contests. ATHLETICS BULLPEN BRIEFS Is tied for ninth in the American League in games pitched (53) has the fourth most inherited runners (44). Has not allowed an earned run in 12 games on no days rest (9.1 ip, 1 r). Has faced the Astros three times this season (3.1 ip, 3 h, 1 r, 1 er, 0 bb, 2 so, 2.70 ERA) Is 2-0 with a 2.36 ERA (7 er in 26.2 ip) in 31 games at home, 0-2 with a 5.28 ERA (9 er in 15.1 ip) in 22 games on the road. Last Year: Was 3-1 with a 4.53 ERA and.216 opponents batting average in 35 games over five stints with the A s had no decisions, a 1.08 ERA and.200 opponents batting average in 20 relief appearances for Triple-A Nashville. 66 RHP RYAN DULL Last Outing: 8/16 vs. Kansas City (ND, 1.0 ip, 1 h, 1 r, 1 er, 2 bb, 2 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-1 Inherited Runners/Scored: 12/2 First Hitters: 3-25, sf, 3 bb Has allowed a run in two of his last three appearances (2.1 ip, 2 h, 2 r, 2 er, 2 bb, 4 so) after allowing no runs in his first eight games after being reinstated from the 10-day disabled list July 27 (5.1 ip, 4 h, 2 bb, 4 so). Has an ERA (9 er in 7.1 ip) in nine outings on no days rest, a 2.25 ERA (4 er in 16.0 ip) in his other 20 appearances. Is tied for second among AL relievers in unearned runs (6). Has not allowed an earned run in four appearances against Houston (3.0 ip, 1 h, 3 r, 2 bb, 4 so) this year has a 0.63 ERA (1 er in 14.1 ip) in 13 career appearances against the Astros has not allowed an earned run in seven career outings at Minute Maid Park (7.0 ip, 1 r). Was on the DL from May 20 to July 26 and missed 59 games with a strained right knee. Last Year: Compiled a 2.42 ERA and.186 opponents batting average in 70 relief appearances led AL rookies and tied for ninth among all AL pitchers in games pitched fell one short of the Oakland rookie record for games pitched. 44 RHP CHRIS HATCHER Last Outing: 8/16 vs. Kansas City (ND, 1.0 ip, 0 h, 0 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 1 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-1 Inherited Runners/Scored: 7/0 First Hitters: 5-27 Was acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday for international slot money and retired the side in order in the sixth inning in his A s debut Wednesday against Kansas City (1.0 ip, 1 so). Opponents are batting.074 (2-for-27) with runners in scoring position. Has four career appearances against Houston (3.1 ip, 2 h, 1 r, 1 er, 0 bb, 5 so, 2.70 ERA). Was on the Dodgers Opening Day roster and was 0-1 with a 4.66 ERA in 26 relief appearances when he was placed on the DL June 23 with thoracic inflammation had a five-game rehab assignment (6.0 ip, 4 h, 1 r, 1 er, 1 bb, 9 so, 1.50 ERA) from July 29 to Aug. 12 and was reinstated on Sunday. Last Year: Appeared in 37 games with the Dodgers, going 5-4 with a 5.53 ERA (25 ER/ 40.2 IP), before being placed on the DL on July 20, where he remained for the duration of the season with a strained left oblique. 31 RHP LIAM HENDRIKS Last Outing: 8/14 vs. Kansas City (ND, 1.0 ip, 0 h, 0 r, 0 er, 0 bb, 0 so) Saves/Opportunities: 0-2 Inherited Runners/Scored: 25/7 First Hitters: 11-47, 6 bb Has a 7.94 ERA (20 er in 22.2 ip) over his last 29 games after posting a 3.04 ERA over his first 24 contests through June 7. Leads AL relievers and is tied for fourth in the majors in runs allowed (33) is tied for third in the AL in stolen bases (9), tied for fifth in hits (51), has the sixth highest ERA (5.29) and is tied for ninth in games (53). Has an ERA (20 er in 15.1 ip) and.370 (27-for-73) opponents average in 19 games on the road compared to a 2.38 ERA (9 er in 34.0 ip) and.189 (24-for-127) opponents batting average in 34 games at home. Has a ERA (3.2 ip, 8 h, 7 r, 7 er, 3 bb, 3 so) in six games against Houston this year and has a 6.86 ERA (15 er in 19.2 ip) in 15 career appearances against the Astros has a 9.00 ERA (11 er in 11.0 ip) in eight games at Minute Maid Park. Last Year: Compiled a 3.76 ERA and.270 opponents batting average in 53 relief appearances in his first season with the A s had an 8.27 ERA in 11 games before going on the disabled list in early May, a 2.23 ERA in 42 games following his return. 39 RHP BLAKE TREINEN Last Outing: 8/16 vs. Kansas City (L, 1.0 ip, 2 h, 1 r, 1 er, 0 bb, 1 so) Saves/Opportunities: 6-11 Inherited Runners/Scored: 27/14 First Hitters: 18-50, 3 bb Has a 2.65 ERA (5 er in 17.0 ip) in 16 appearances since he was acquired from Washington July 16 in the Sean Doolittle/Ryan Madson trade had a 5.73 ERA in 37 games with the Nationals. However, has allowed 6-of-9 (66.7%) inherited runners to score with the A s and 51.9% for the season, which is fourth highest in the majors. Ranks second among Major League relievers in opponents grounded into double plays (11) and tied for fifth in most hits allowed (61). Has never faced Houston in his career. Allowed two home runs in an outing for the first time in his career Tuesday against Kansas City it was his 200th career appearance. Last Year: Appeared in a career-high 78 games with Washington and was 4-1 with a save and a 2.28 ERA ranked eighth among National League relievers in ERA led Major League relievers with 17 opponents grounded into double plays.
4 ATHLETICS BATTING NOTES 26 MATT CHAPMAN Current Streak: 2 games (3 for 8) Kansas City Series: 3-12, r, 2b, hr, 2 rbi, 5 so, cs Last Homestand: 7-31, 3 r, 3 2b, 2 hr, 6 rbi, bb, 17 so, cs, sf Leads American League rookies in runs (19), doubles (11), home runs (9), RBI (21) and extra base hits (21) since the All-Star Break. Is batting.294 (15-for-51) in August after hitting.193 in July is tied for third in the AL in doubles in August (7) and tied for fourth in strikeouts (20). Has 34 hits, 23 of which are for extra bases (13 doubles, one triple, nine home runs). Has struck out at least once in each of his last 10 games (18 strikeouts total), which included a streak of seven consecutive strikeouts that was snapped last Saturday. Was selected from Triple-A Nashville June 15 and has started each of the A s 43 games at third base while on the active roster was on the 10-day disabled list from June 19 to July 2 with left knee cellulitis. Hit.257 with 16 home runs and 30 RBI in 49 games with Nashville was tied for third in the Pacific Coast League and tied for fifth in all of the minor league in home runs at the time of his June 15 promotion Last Year: Began the season at Double-A Midland and was moved up to Triple-A Nashville May 21 combined for a.285 batting average, 12 home runs and 87 RBI in 132 games overall ranked second in the A s farm system in hits (155). 2 KHRIS DAVIS Current Streak: 0 for 5 Kansas City Series: 2-12, 2 r, hr, 3 rbi, 6 so, hbp Last Homestand: 8-33, 8 r, 2b, 3b, 4 hr, 11 rbi, 5 bb, 10 so, hbp Went 0-for-5 with four strikeouts Wednesday it was his seventh career four-strikeout game, his third this year (May 8, June 17) now has 158 strikeouts for the season, which ranks third in the American League and tied for eighth most in Athletics history (7th is Jackson with 161 in 1971). Is tied for second in the AL in RBI (86), tied for third in extra base hits (56), tied for fourth in home runs (33) and tied for ninth in games played (118). Is 10-for-38 (.263) with nine runs, a double, triple, five home runs and 13 RBI over his last 10 games. Is batting.318 (14-for-44) with 11 runs, four doubles, seven home runs and 13 RBI in 12 games against Houston the home runs are the most ever by an Athletic against the Astros Has 499 career hits and needs two more for 500 career. Leads the AL and is tied for second in the majors in go-ahead home runs (16) the go-ahead home runs are the most by an Athletic since Frank Thomas had 19 in 2006 is tied for second in the AL in go-ahead RBI (25). Is batting.209 (55-for-263) at night, which is third lowest in the AL. Has 33 home runs this year after hitting 42 last year is the first A s player with back-to-back 30-homer seasons since Miguel Tejada ( ) and Eric Chavez ( ). Has a career-high 57 walks his home runs (33), RBI (86), runs (72) and strikeouts (158) are the second highest of his career to last year (42 HR, 102 RBI, 72 R, 166 SO). Last Year: Batted.247 with 42 HR and 102 RBI in 150 games in his first season with the A s became the fifth player in Oakland history and seventh in Athletics history to hit 40 home runs tied for third in the American League in home runs. 11 RAJAI DAVIS Current Streak: 1 game (2 for 5) Kansas City Series: 2-6, 2 r, 2b, bb, ibb, 2 so, sb Last Homestand: 5-17, 4 r, 2 2b, 2 bb, ibb, 5 so, 3 sb, gidp Is batting.333 (23-for-69) with 11 stolen bases in 26 games since the All-Star Break after hitting.210 with 15 steals in 70 games before the break leads the American League and ranks second in the majors in stolen bases since the break (Hamilton, CIN 12). Is tied for second in the AL in stolen bases (26) and tied for fifth in caught stealing (6). Leads the majors with seven stolen bases in August. Has 10 seasons with 20 or more stolen bases among active players, only Ichiro has more (13) now has 391 career steals, which ranks third among active players (Ichiro, Jose Reyes) is one of five players in Oakland history with at least four 20-steal seasons (Henderson 14, Campaneris 9, Crisp 4, North 4). Is 2-for-13 (.154) against Houston this year and is a.139 (14-for-101) career hitter against the Astros, which is his worst mark against any team is 2-for-37 (.054) in 12 career games at Minute Maid Park. MOST HOME RUNS IN MAJORS, LAST TWO YEARS 75 Khris Davis 72 Nelson Cruz 71 Giancarlo Stanton 69 Edwin Encarnacion 68 Nolan Arenado OAKLAND A S CAREER STOLEN BASE LEADERS 1. Rickey Henderson Bert Campaneris Billy North Coco Crisp Carney Lansford Reggie Jackson Rajai Davis 142 Had a pinch intentional walk Tuesday night and is 3-for-10 (.300) with three walks in the pinch is tied for second among AL pinch hitters in walks and tied for fifth in hits. Last Year: Played for the American League Champion Cleveland Indians and hit.249 with 12 HR and 48 RBI in 134 games had career highs in runs (74), home runs and walks (33) led the AL and ranked fourth in the majors with 43 steals. 12 DUSTIN GARNEAU Current Streak: 0 for 1 Kansas City Series: 0-0, 2 r, 2 bb Last Homestand: 1-9, 2 r, 2b, 2 bb, 4 so, gidp Was claimed off waivers from Colorado Aug. 4 and joined the A s the next day is 2-for-13 (.154) in six games with Oakland, including four starts at catcher. Was on the Rockies Opening Day roster and hit.206 with a home run and six RBI in 22 games before he was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque May 16 threw out 2-of-8 (25.0%) attempted base stealers. Batted.389 (14-for-36) with four home runs and 12 RBI over his final 10 games with Albuquerque tossed out 14-of-29 (48.3%) attempted base stealers overall his complete 2017 minor league stats: AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SLG OBP Albuquerque (AAA) Last Year: Batted 235 with six doubles, one home run and six RBI in 24 games over three stints with Colorado also hit 292 with 15 home runs and 35 RBI in 52 games with Triple-A Albuquerque. 25 RYON HEALY Current Streak: 5 games (9 for 20) Kansas City Series: 5-12, 2 r, 2b, 2 rbi, hbp Last Homestand: 12-32, 6 r, 2 2b, hr, 4 rbi, bb, hbp, 5 so Is 14-for-37 (.378) with eight runs, four doubles and six multiple hit games over his last nine games however, is batting.223 (40-for-179) with four home runs over his last 47 games after hitting.288 with 17 home runs over his first 67 contests through June 17. Is batting.347 (33-for-95) with seven home runs against left-handed pitchers compared to.238 (82-for-344) with 14 home runs against righthanders ranks fifth in the American League in batting against lefthanded pitchers. Is hitting.320 (55-for-172) with 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 42 day games compared to.225 (60-for-267) with 10 home runs and 34 RBI in 72 night games is tied for fourth in the AL in day RBI, tied for fifth in home runs and ranks seventh in batting. Is 7-for-45 (.156) against Houston this year and 13-for-78 (.167) in his career. Has 112 strikeouts and 16 walks for a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 7.00 since walks and strikeouts became official stats in 1913, the highest ratio in Oakland history is 6.05 by Tony Armas in 1981 (115 so, 19 bb). Has started games at three different positions (54 at designated hitter, 30 at third base, 27 at first base). Last Year: Was called up by Oakland July 15 and started 72 of the A s 73 games after the All-Star Break at third base in his ML debut led ML rookies in doubles after the break (20) and topped AL rookies in hits (82) and extra base hits (33). 23 MATT JOYCE Current Streak: 0 for 4 Kansas City Series: 3-13, 2 r, 2b, hr, 4 rbi, 4 so Last Homestand: 8-29, 7 r, 3 2b, 3 hr, 7 rbi, bb, 11 so, sb Is hitting.267 (48-for-180) over his last 52 games dating back to June 13 after batting.194 over his first 54 contests. Is batting.192 (42-for-219) at night,.298 (39-for-131) during the day. Is 7-for-38 (.184) against Houston this year and is a.198 (22-for-111) career hitter against the Astros Houston is one of two teams he has never homered against (0-for-8 in three games against Pittsburgh). Led off the game with a home run Tuesday night for the fourth time this year and the eighth time in his career his four leadoff home runs are tied for the seventh best single season total in Oakland history but they are tied for the fifth best career total has hit 12 of his 17 home runs when batting first in the order. Added a three-run double in the eighth inning Tuesday for his 14th career game of four or more RBI. The three-run double Tuesday came off Minor and he now has five RBI off left-handed pitchers over his last four games after tallying no RBI off southpaws over his first 102 contests. Homered off Bleier last Sunday for his first home run off a lefty since June 4, 2016 against Los Angeles (AL), a three-run shot off Greg Mahle that was also his last RBI against a lefty prior to Sunday. Last Year: Spent the entire season with Pittsburgh and batted.242 with 13 home runs and 42 RBI in 140 games added 59 walks for a career-high.403 on-base percentage set a Major League record with 21 pinch-walks.
5 8 JED LOWRIE Current Streak: 2 games (4 for 9) Kansas City Series: 4-9, 2 r, 2b, 2 rbi, bb, 2 so Last Homestand: 9-29, 3 r, 6 2b, 6 rbi, 2 bb, 3 so, sf Has back-to-back multiple hit games (4-for-9,.444) and is now batting.328 (22-for-67) with 10 doubles over his last 17 games. Is tied for the Major League lead with 38 doubles (Ramirez, CLE) this is his second career 30-double season his other also came with the A s (45 in 2013). Is a.304 (69-for-227) career hitter against Houston. come at home and eight have been solo shots. Has committed four errors in 103 games as a second baseman and ranks third among AL second basemen in fielding percentage (.991). Has nine of his 10 home runs off right-handed pitching eight have Is 2-for-3 (.667) with two walks, two RBI and a double as a pinch hitter is 5-for-9 (.556) with six RBI and five walks in the pinch over the last three seasons. Struck out twice in four plate appearances Tuesday night after fanning twice in 70 plate appearances over his previous 16 games. Last Year: Returned to the A s and batted.263 with two home runs and 27 RBI in 87 games in a season shortened due to two stints on the disabled list has missed 152 games during three stints on the DL over the previous two seasons. 13 BRUCE MAXWELL Current Streak: 1 game (1 for 1) Kansas City Series: 1-8, so Last Homestand: 4-21, rbi, bb, 5 so, sf Is batting.141 (10-for-71) in 26 games since the All-Star Break after hitting.302 in 23 games before the break. Is batting.230 (26-for-113) against right-handed hitters compared to.143 (3-for-21) against left-handers. Is 6-for-12 (.500) with two doubles and two RBI in three games against Houston this year and is a.364 (8-for-22) career hitter against the Astros. Has tossed out 11-of-38 (28.9%) attempted base stealers. Was recalled from Triple-A Nashville June 22 for his third stint with the A s this year and is batting.217 (25-for-115) in 40 games since his return went 4-for-19 (.211) in nine games over his first two stints (April and May 4-14). Was batting.286 in 25 games with Nashville tossed out 6-of-16 (37.5%) attempted base stealers. Last Year: Made his Triple-A and Major League debut was batting.321 with a 10 HR and 41 RBI in 60 games with Nashville when he was promoted to Oakland July 23 went on to bat.283 with a home run and 14 RBI in 33 games with the A s. 28 MATT OLSON Current Streak: 0 for 1 Kansas City Series: 2-9, 2 r, hr, 2 rbi, 3 so Last Homestand: 6-25, 4 r, 3 hr, 5 rbi, 10 so, gidp Was recalled from Triple-A Nashville Aug. 8 for his sixth stint with the A s this year and is 7-for-29 (.241) with four home runs and seven RBI in nine games since his return. Each of his six starts since his return have been at first base for the season, has made 10 starts in right field and eight at first base. Is batting.234 (15-for-64) with seven of his eight home runs and 15 of his 16 RBI against right-handed pitchers is 2-for-16 (.125) against lefties. Homered in three straight games for the first time in his career last Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Hit.196 with four home runs and nine RBI in 18 games over his first five stints (April 21-26, June 3-5, June 10-13, June 22-July 3 and July 21-23). Went 14-for-47 (.298) with four home runs and nine RBI in 11 games with Nashville following his July 24 option was tied for fifth in the Pacific Coast League with 23 home runs overall at the time of his promotion and his ratio of at bats per home run was leading the league appeared in 73 games at first base, five at designated hitter and one at third base his complete 2017 stats with Nashville: AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SLG OBP Nashville (AAA) Last Year: Made his Major League debut with Oakland as a September call-up and went 2-for-21 (.095) in 11 games also batted.235 with 17 home runs and 60 RBI in 131 games in his Triple-A debut with Nashville 18 CHAD PINDER Current Streak: 1 game (1 for 4) Kansas City Series: 1-9, bb, 4 so Last Homestand: 4-26, rbi, bb, 7 so, sf, gidp Was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list July 31 and is 13-for-44 (.295) in 13 games, including 10 starts (seven in right field, two at second base, one in left field), since his return. Went 4-for-26 (.154) on the last homestand and is now batting.209 (24- for-115) in Oakland compared to.311 (23-for-74) on the road. Has hit nine of his 10 home runs off right-handed pitchers six have come with runners on base. Has started 49 games at five different positions with the A s (17 at shortstop, 12 in right field, 11 at second base, seven at designated hitter, two in left field). Struck out as a pinch hitter Tuesday night and is 0-for-7 with four strikeouts in the pinch. Started the season with Nashville and was hitting.324 in nine games when he was recalled by Oakland April 16 was batting.234 with nine home runs and 25 RBI in 47 games with the A s when he was placed on the DL June 24 with a strained left hamstring hit.185 during an eight-game rehab assignment with Triple-A Nashville from July 18 to 30. Last Year: Made both his Triple-A and Major League debuts in 2016 hit.256 with 14 home runs and 51 RBI in 107 games with Nashville and.235 with a home run and four RBI in 22 games with Oakland. 3 BOOG POWELL Current Streak: 2 games (2 for 5) Kansas City Series: 2-5, r, 2b Last Homestand: 3-12, 4 r, 2b, bb, 3 so Was recalled from Triple-A Nashville a week ago today and is 3-for-12 (.250) in five games, including four starts in center field. Was acquired from the Seattle organization for Yonder Alonso Aug. 6 Made his Major League debut earlier this year with Seattle and hit.194 with two RBI in 23 games over three stints with the Mariners (April 29- May 3, May 16-June 9, July 2 to 16). Has appeared in eight games (four starts) in left field, four in center field (all starts) and one in right field. Was originally drafted by the A s in the 20th round in 2012, traded to Tampa Bay in the Ben Zobrist deal prior to the 2015 season, and dealt to the Mariners following the 2015 season. Was assigned to Triple-A Nashville following the trade and went 4-for-16 (.250) with a double and a walk in three games hit.333 with six home runs, 33 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 61 games overall at Triple-A appeared in 26 games in center field, 25 in right field and 10 in left field his complete 2017 minor league statistics: AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS SLG OBP Tacoma (AAA) Nashville (AAA) Last Year: Spent the entire season at Triple-A Tacoma and hit.270 with three home runs and 27 RBI in 64 games the home runs matched his career high added 10 stolen bases. 10 MARCUS SEMIEN Current Streak: 8 games (11 for 31) Kansas City Series: 6-14, 2 r, 3b, hr, 3 rbi, 2 so Last Homestand: 11-35, 6 r, 2b, 3b, hr, 5 rbi, 4 bb, 8 so, sf Has three straight multiple hit games (6-for-14,.429) for the second time in his career (April 22-24, 2015) and has an eight-game hitting streak overall (11-for-31,.355) the longest hitting streak of his career is nine games (June 23-July 1, 2016 and Aug. 4-14, 2015). Is batting.324 (35-for-108) with 17 runs scored and 15 RBI over his last 26 games. Seven of his 20 RBI have put the A s ahead and four others have tied the game. Has started each of the A s 47 games at shortstop while on the active roster. Was batting.171 with one RBI in 11 games when he was placed on the 10-day DL April 16 retroactive to April 15 with a right wrist contusion it was his first career stint on the DL was diagnosed with a fractured scaphoid bone and had surgery to insert a screw into the bone April 18 was transferred to the 60-day DL April 20 and was reinstated July 6. Last Year: Played in all but three games and batted.238 with 27 HR and 75 RBI in 159 games is the fifth shortstop in Athletics history to hit 20 home runs the home runs tied for first in the majors and tied for fourth in Athletics history by a shortstop. A S HITTING VS. HOUSTON A S CAREER HITTING VS. KEUCHEL 2017 CAREER AVG. AB H HR RBI PLAYER AVG. AB H HR RBI #DIV/0! Chapman #DIV/0! Davis, K Davis, R #DIV/0! Garneau #DIV/0! Healy Joyce Lowrie Maxwell Olson Pinder #DIV/0! Powell #DIV/0! Semien others TOTALS PLAYER BAT AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SH SF HBP GDP AVG OBP SLG Mark Canha R Chris Carter R Khris Davis R Rajai Davis R Ryon Healy R Matt Joyce L Ryan LaMarre R Jed Lowrie S Josh Phegley R Chad Pinder R Marcus Semien R Jake Smolinski R
6 CLUB Longest Winning Streak... 5, April 18 to 22 Longest Winning Streak, Home...5, July 4 to , April 18 to 22 Longest Winning Streak, Road... 4, June 23 to 27 Longest Losing Streak...6, June 28 to July 3 Longest Losing Streak, Home...8, June 19 to July 3 Longest Losing Streak, Road... 5, April 13 to 28 Most Runs, Game, A s... 11, August 6 at Los Angeles (AL) Most Runs, Game, Opponents... 13, June 9 at Tampa Bay...13, June 2 vs. Washington Most Runs, Inning, A s...6, August 15 vs. Kansas City (8th)...6, June 22 vs. Houston (8th)... 6, June 4 vs. Washington (9th) Most Runs, Inning, Opponents...8, June 22 vs. Houston (2nd) Largest Margin, Victory...8, June 24 at Chicago (AL) (10-2)...8, April 19 vs. Texas (9-1) Largest Margin, Loss... 10, June 2 vs. Washington (3-13)... 10, April 23 vs. Seattle (1-11) Most Hits, Game, A s...18, August 6 at Los Angeles (AL) Most Hits, Game, Opponents... 20, August 12 vs. Baltimore...20, June 2 vs. Washington Most Hits, Inning, A s...6, August 15 vs. Kansas City (8th)...6, August 6 at Los Angeles-AL (8th) Most Hits, Inning, Opponents... 8, August 12 vs. Baltimore (1st) Most Home Runs, Game, A s...5, June 28 at Houston Most Home Runs, Game, Opponents...6, May 2 at Minnesota Most Doubles, Game, A s...7, August 6 at Los Angles (AL)... 7, June 22 vs. Houston Most Doubles, Game, Opponents... 8, August 12 vs. Baltimore Most Triples, Game, A s... 1 (11 times), last: August 14 vs. Kansas City Most Triples, Game, Opponents...2, July 22 at New York (NL)... 2, June 9 at Tampa Bay... 2, May 5 vs. Detroit Most Stolen Bases, Game, A s... 6, July 5 vs. Chicago (AL) Most Stolen Bases, Game, Opponents... 5, April 15 vs. Houston Most Strikeouts, A s Pitchers...15, July 30 vs. Minnesota... 15, June 10 at Tampa Bay (G#1) Most Strikeouts, Opponents Pitchers... 19, May 30 at Cleveland Most Walks, A s Pitchers...8, July 30 vs. Minnesota... 8, July 3 vs. Chicago (AL)... 8, April 15 vs. Houston Most Walks, Opponents Pitchers... 10, July 2 vs. Atlanta Fewest Hits Allowed, A s Pitchers... 2, May 27 at New York (AL)...2, April 8 at Texas Fewest Hits Allowed, Opponents Pitchers...2 (five times), last: July 24 at Toronto Most Left on Base, Nine Inning Game...13, May 4 at Minnesota Most Left on Base, Extra Inning Game...13, June 10 at Tampa Bay (G#1) (10) Fewest Left on Base, Game...1, July 24 at Toronto Most Errors, Game...3 (nine times), last: August 8 vs. Seattle Largest Comeback in Win...5, August 6 at Los Angeles (AL)...5, July 30 vs. Minnesota Largest Lead Surrendered in Loss...5, July 22 at New York (NL)... 5, April 15 vs. Houston MULTIPLE HIT GAMES PLAYER TOT Alonso Barreto Brugman Canha Chapman Davis, K Davis, R Decker Healy Joyce Lowrie Maxwell Olson Phegley Pinder Plouffe Rosales Semien Vogt STARTS IN THE BATTING ORDER HIGHS AND LOWS MULTIPLE RBI GAMES PLAYER TOT Alonso Barreto Brugman Canha Chapman Davis, K Davis, R Garneau Healy Joyce Lavarnway Lowrie Maxwell Olson Phegley Plouffe Pinder Rosales Semien Vogt INDIVIDUAL Grand Slams...Marcus Semien, July 31 vs. San Francisco (George Kontos)... Ryon Healy, June 27 at Houston (James Hoyt)... Matt Joyce, June 4 vs. Washington (Shawn Kelley) Pinch Hit Home Runs...Josh Phegley, April 25 at Los Angeles-AL (Jose Alvarez) Lead Off Home Runs... Matt Joyce, August 9 vs. Seattle (Yovani Gallardo)...Matt Joyce, July 22 at New York-NL (Zach Wheeler)...Matt Joyce, June 17 vs. New York-AL (Masahiro Tanaka)... Adam Rosales, April 22 vs. Seattle (Ariel Miranda) Inside-The-Park Home Runs...None Game Ending Home Runs...Yonder Alonso, July 30 vs. Minnesota (Tyler Duffey)...Rajai Davis, July 29 vs. Minnesota (Taylor Rogers)... Khris Davis, July 15 vs. Cleveland (Bryan Shaw)...Franklin Barreto, July 4 vs. Chicago-AL (Tommy Kahnle)... Mark Canha, May 19 vs. Boston (Heath Hembree)...Jed Lowrie, May 8 vs. Los Angeles-AL (Deolis Guerra)... Ryon Healy, May 7 vs. Detroit (Francisco Rodriguez) Back-to-Back Home Runs...Adam Rosales and Matt Joyce, June 25 at Chicago (AL)... Yonder Alonso and Ryon Healy, June 3 vs. Washington...Yonder Alonso and Ryon Healy, May 29 at Cleveland...Jed Lowrie and Khris Davis, May 18 vs. Boston Longest Hitting Streak... 11, Ryon Healy, May 13 to 24 Most Runs, Game...4, Rajai Davis, June 7 vs. Toronto Most Hits, Game...4 (seven times), last: Chad Pinder, August 6 at Los Angeles (AL) Most Doubles, Game... 2 (20 times), last: Matt Chapman, August 12 vs. Baltimore Most Triples, Game... 1 (11 times), last: Marcus Semien, August 14 vs. Kansas City Most Home Runs, Game...2 (13 times), last: Matt Chapman, July 15 vs. Cleveland Most Runs Batted In, Game... 5, Ryon Healy, June 5 vs. Toronto Most Walks, Game... 3 (four times), last: Yonder Alonso, July 31 vs. San Francisco Most Strikeouts, Game...4 (seven times), last: Khris Davis, August 16 vs. Kansas City Most Stolen Bases, Game...4, Rajai Davis, July 5 vs. Chicago (AL) Longest Winning Streak... 5, Sean Manaea, May 20 to June 10 Longest Losing Streak... 4, Jharel Cotton, May 9 to June , Andrew Triggs, May 21 to present Most Strikeouts, Game...11, Sonny Gray, May 24 vs. Miami Most Walks, Game... 5, Jharel Cotton, July 30 vs. Minnesota...5, Sean Manaea, May 15 at Seattle...5, Sean Manaea, April 15 vs. Houston Most Innings, Game, Starter , Sonny Gray, June 30 vs. Atlanta...8.0, Jesse Hahn, April 25 at Los Angeles (AL) Most Innings, Game, Reliever , Michael Brady, August 1 vs. San Francisco...6.0, Jesse Hahn, April 7 at Texas Low Hit Complete Game...None Most Consecutive Scoreless Innings , Andrew Triggs, April 6 to 18 Most Consecutive Batters Retired... 21, Sonny Gray, June 30 to July 5 GENERAL Longest Game, Innings...12, July 30 vs. Minnesota... 12, July 2 vs. Atlanta Longest Game, Time, Nine Innings...4:12, August 6 at Los Angeles (AL) Longest Game, Time, Extra Innings...4:29, June 15 vs. New York-AL (10) Shortest Game, Time... 2:28, August 3 at San Francisco Largest Crowd, Home...40,019, July 3 at Chicago (AL) Smallest Crowd, Home... 9,736, July 17 vs. Tampa Bay Largest Crowd, Road...47,484, July 27 at Toronto Smallest Crowd, Road... 13,153, June 9 at Tampa Bay Postponement, Rain, Home...April 16 vs. Houston Postponement, Rain, Road...None GAME TYING/GO-AHEAD RBI PLAYER GT GA TOT Alonso Barreto Brugman Canha Chapman Davis, K Davis, R Healy Joyce Lowrie Maxwell Olson Phegley Pinder Plouffe Rosales Semien Vogt GAMES BY POSITION Player Alonso Barreto Brugman Canha Chapman Davis, K Davis, R Decker Garneau Healy Joyce LaMarre Lavarnway Lowrie Maxwell Olson Phegley Pinder Plouffe Powell Rosales Semien Vogt C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH Player G GS G GS G GS G GS G GS G GS G GS G GS G GS Alonso Barreto Brugman Canha Chapman Davis, K Davis, R Decker Garneau Healy Joyce LaMarre Lavarnway Lowrie Maxwell Olson Phegley Pinder Plouffe Powell Rosales Semien Vogt