Guardians vs. Rangers – Game Preview – September 25, 2022

Cleveland Guardians (85-67, 1st in AL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (65-86, 4th in AL West)

Arlington, Texas; Sunday, 2:35 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABIES: Warden: Aaron Civale (2-6, 5.29 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 77 strikeouts); Rangers: Cole Ragans (0-2, 5.40 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)

LINE: Guardian -138, Ranger +117; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians will be looking to build on a six-game winning streak with a win over the Texas Rangers.

Texas has a 65-86 record overall and a 32-44 record at home. The Rangers are 27-65 in games when they’ve given up at least one home run.

Cleveland has a 45-35 record in road games and an 85-67 record overall. The Guardians are 56-3 in games when they’ve scored at least five runs.

Sunday’s game is the sixth time these teams have met this season. The Guardians lead 4-1 in the relay series.

TOP PERFORMER: Corey Seager leads the Rangers with 32 homers while batting .459. Marcus Semien is 15-to-39 with six doubles, two homers and six RBI in his last 10 games.

Amed Rosario has 26 doubles, nine triples and 11 home runs for the Guardians. Oscar Gonzalez is 11-for-44 with a double and two home runs in his last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 4-6, .239 batting average, 4.70 ERA, bested six runs

Warden: 9-1, .259 batting average, 2.30 ERA, outperformed opponents by 26 runs

INJURIES: Ranger: Dane Dunning: daily (hip), Adolis Garcia: daily (wrist), Nick Solak: 60-day IL (foot), Brad Miller: 60-day IL (hip), Josh Sborz: 60-day IL (elbow), Spencer Howard: 15 days IL (shoulder), Jon Gray: 15 days IL (side), Mitch Garver: 60 days IL (forearm), Eli White: 60 days IL (wrist)

Guardians: Zach Plesac: 15 days IL (hand), Anthony Gose: 60 days IL (triceps)


The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.