Houston Astros (21-29) at Los Angeles Angels (22-27), May 29, 2016, 2:35 PM CDT
RHP Doug Fister (4-3, 4.12 ERA, 1.26 WHIP) vs. RHP Nick Tropeano (3-2, 2.86 ERA, 1.47 WHIP)
Dallas Keuchel looks liked Dallas Keuchel, and the Astros split the first two games against the Angels. Things are again looking up for the Astros, especially with Doug Fister on the mound.
Fister has been the Astros' best start in May. He is 3-0 with a 3.09 ERA in five May starts. Fister missed his seventh straight quality start in his last outing after being pulled with out left in the sixth inning against the Orioles -- he allowed two runs on three hits over 5 2/3 innings in that start.
Fister is 2-3 with a 2.86 ERA in nine career starts against the Angels. He is 0-2 with a 4.34 ERA in three starts at Angel Stadium. Current Angels are batting .194 (12x62) against Fister with a .239 BABIP, 2.77 FIP, 23.9 K%, and a 6.0 BB%.
|LOS ANGELES ANGELS CAREER STATISTICS VS. DOUG FISTER|
Former Astros prospect Nick Tropeano had an up and down 2015 season and started the 2016 season in Triple A. He hasn't looked back since then. Tropeano has pitched his way into a regular rotation spot in 2016. He was 1-0 with a 2.11 ERA in four April starts.
Current Astros are batting .214 (3x14) against Tropeano with a .273 BABIP, 1.33 FIP, 21.4 K%, and a 0.0 BB%.
|HOUSTON ASTROS CAREER STATISTICS VS. NICK TROPEANO|
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