Guardians vs Astros match player stats Thursday, May 2nd pre matchup. Cleveland Guardians at Houston Astros player predictions

Guardians vs Astros match player stats Thursday, May 2nd pre matchup. Cleveland Guardians at Houston Astros player predictions

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In terms of temperature and humidity, the weather forecast forecasts for the 3rd-most favorable hitting conditions on the schedule today.

, Bo Naylor will receive the benefit of the platoon advantage against Spencer Arrighetti in today’s game.

, The Houston Astros have just 1 same-handed RP in their bullpen, so Bo Naylor has a strong chance of never facing a bullpen mismatch all game.

, In terms of the ability to lift the ball for power, Bo Naylor ranks in the 94th percentile with a 21.4° launch angle, which is one of the highest angles in the league.

, Checking in at the 80th percentile for power, Bo Naylor has hit 25.6 long-balls per 600 plate appearances since the start of last season.

, Steven Kwan is penciled in 1st in the batting order today.

, Batting from the opposite that Spencer Arrighetti throws from, Steven Kwan will have an edge today.

, Steven Kwan is apt to have the upper hand against every reliever for the game’s entirety, since the bullpen of the Houston Astros only has 1 same-handed RP.

, Steven Kwan has a 97th percentile opposite-field rate on his flyballs (40.3%) and will have a big advantage hitting them in the direction of MLB’s 2nd-shallowest LF fences today.

, The 2nd-shallowest LF dimensions in the league are found in Minute Maid Park.

, Tyler Freeman has recorded a .345 Expected wOBA (xwOBA) since the start of last season, placing in the 85th percentile for offensive skills according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s interpretation of Statcast data.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Joey Loperfido in the 87th percentile when it comes to his BABIP talent.

, Minute Maid Park has the least fair ground in the league — generally good for home runs.

, The Cleveland Guardians have just 1 same-handed RP in their bullpen, so Joey Loperfido stands a good chance of holding the platoon advantage against every reliever all game.

, Home field advantage typically bolsters batter metrics in all categories, and Joey Loperfido will hold that advantage in today’s game.

, Yordan Alvarez projects as the best hitter in baseball, according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, Yordan Alvarez is penciled in 3rd on the lineup card in this game.

, Yordan Alvarez is apt to have an edge against every reliever from start to finish, since the bullpen of the Cleveland Guardians has just 1 same-handed RP.

, Home field advantage typically boosts hitter stats in all categories, and Yordan Alvarez will hold that advantage in today’s game.

, Estevan Florial will have the handedness advantage against Spencer Arrighetti today.

, The Houston Astros have just 1 same-handed RP in their bullpen, so Estevan Florial stands a good chance of holding the platoon advantage against every reliever all game.

, Over the past 7 days, Estevan Florial has been performing exceptionally well at the plate with a wOBA of .352.

, When estimating his overall offensive skill, Jose Ramirez ranks in the 95th percentile according to the leading projections (THE BAT X).

, Jose Ramirez is projected to hit 3rd in the lineup today.

, The switch-hitting Jose Ramirez will have the advantage of batting from from his good side (0) today against Spencer Arrighetti.

, Based on Statcast metrics, the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s version of Expected wOBA (.287) suggests that Jose Ramirez has been very fortunate this year with his .302 actual wOBA.

, Will Brennan has primarily hit in the back-half of the batting order this season (93% of the time), but he is projected to hit 5th in the batting order in today’s game.

, Hitting from the opposite that Spencer Arrighetti throws from, Will Brennan will have an advantage in today’s game.

, Will Brennan may have an advantage against every reliever throughout the game, since the bullpen of the Houston Astros only has 1 same-handed RP.

, When it comes to his batting average, Will Brennan has had bad variance on his side since the start of last season. His .258 mark falls considerably below the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s version of Statcast-based Expected Batting Average (xBA) at .297.

, Yainer Diaz’s batting average skill is projected to be in the 96th percentile according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, Yainer Diaz will hold the platoon advantage over Logan Allen in today’s matchup.

, Home field advantage typically improves hitter stats across the board, and Yainer Diaz will hold that advantage today.

, Based on Statcast data, the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s version of Expected Batting Average (.301) provides evidence that Yainer Diaz has had some very poor luck since the start of last season with his .283 actual batting average.

, Mauricio Dubon will hold the platoon advantage over Logan Allen in today’s game.

, Home field advantage typically boosts batter metrics in all categories, and Mauricio Dubon will hold that advantage in today’s game.

, Placing in the 89th percentile, Mauricio Dubon has notched a .282 batting average since the start of last season.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Josh Naylor in the 91st percentile when estimating his overall offensive ability.

, Josh Naylor is projected to hit 4th on the lineup card in today’s game.

, Josh Naylor will have the handedness advantage over Spencer Arrighetti today.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Alex Bregman in the 94th percentile when estimating his overall offensive talent.

, Alex Bregman is penciled in 2nd in the lineup in this game.

, Hitting from the opposite that Logan Allen throws from, Alex Bregman will have an edge in today’s game.

, Home field advantage generally improves hitter stats in all categories, and Alex Bregman will hold that advantage in today’s matchup.

, Andres Gimenez’s batting average talent is projected to be in the 87th percentile according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, Andres Gimenez is projected to hit 2nd in the batting order in today’s game.

, Batting from the opposite that Spencer Arrighetti throws from, Andres Gimenez will have the upper hand in today’s matchup.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Tyler Freeman in the 94th percentile when assessing his batting average talent.

, When it comes to his batting average, Tyler Freeman has been unlucky since the start of last season. His .229 figure falls considerably below the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s version of Statcast-based Expected Batting Average (xBA) at .300.

, Jon Singleton is apt to have an advantage against every reliever for the duration of the game, since the bullpen of the Cleveland Guardians only has 1 same-handed RP.

, Home field advantage generally boosts batter metrics in all categories, and Jon Singleton will hold that advantage in today’s matchup.

, Sporting a 1.91 K/BB rate since the start of last season, Jon Singleton has displayed impressive plate discipline, grading out in the 82nd percentile.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Jose Altuve in the 96th percentile when assessing his overall offensive skill.

, Jose Altuve is penciled in 1st in the batting order today.

, Jose Altuve will hold the platoon advantage against Logan Allen today.

, Jose Altuve pulls many of his flyballs (40.9% — 99th percentile) and will have a big advantage hitting them towards the league’s 2nd-shallowest LF fences in today’s matchup.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Mauricio Dubon in the 84th percentile when assessing his batting average skill.

, Mauricio Dubon has had some very poor luck with his batting average since the start of last season; his .278 mark is significantly deflated relative to his .293 Expected Batting Average, based on the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s interpretation of Statcast data.

, Kyle Tucker projects as the 13th-best hitter in MLB, according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, Kyle Tucker is projected to hit 4th on the lineup card in this matchup.

, The Cleveland Guardians have just 1 same-handed RP in their bullpen, so Kyle Tucker can likely count on holding the platoon advantage against every reliever all game.

, The #9 ballpark in the league for boosting strikeouts, according to the leading projection system (THE BAT), is Minute Maid Park.

, Spencer Arrighetti will have the benefit of the home field advantage today, which figures to bolster all of his metrics in all categories.

, In his last start, Spencer Arrighetti performed well and accumulated 7 strikeouts.

, When assessing his home run ability, Joey Loperfido ranks in the 75th percentile according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, The 2nd-best projected batting order of all teams today in terms of overall offensive ability is that of the Houston Astros.

, With 6 batters who bat from the other side in the opposing team’s projected lineup, Logan Allen will have a tough matchup while lacking the platoon advantage in most plate appearances in this matchup.

, Jeremy Pena is penciled in 5th in the lineup today.

, Batting from the opposite that Logan Allen throws from, Jeremy Pena will have an edge in today’s game.

, Jeremy Pena will have the benefit of the home field advantage in today’s game, which should improve all of his stats.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Josh Naylor in the 95th percentile when estimating his batting average ability.

, Spencer Arrighetti has put up a colossal 10.97 ERA over his last 3 GS.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Yainer Diaz in the 84th percentile when estimating his overall offensive ability.

, Yainer Diaz has been lucky in regards to with his wOBA this year; his .328 rate is considerably higher than his .305 Expected wOBA, based on the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s interpretation of Statcast data.

, Jeremy Pena’s BABIP talent is projected in the 95th percentile by the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Andres Gimenez in the 76th percentile when estimating his overall offensive skill.

, Steven Kwan’s batting average ability is projected to be in the 96th percentile according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, Will Brennan’s batting average talent is projected to be in the 88th percentile according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

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The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Bo Naylor in the 11th percentile when it comes to his batting average talent.

, Bo Naylor is penciled in 8th on the lineup card today.

, Minute Maid Park has the 3rd-tallest fence height (on average) in the league.

, Minute Maid Park’s altitude is near sea-level, one of the lowest in MLB, which tends to lead to less offense.

, Bo Naylor pulls a lot of his flyballs (33.9% — 78th percentile) but may find it hard to clear baseball’s 9th-deepest RF fences in today’s matchup.

, When it comes to his home run talent, Steven Kwan ranks in the 1st percentile according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, Among all the teams in action today, the 5th-strongest infield defense is that of the the Houston Astros.

, Playing on the road generally weakens hitter stats in all categories due to the lack of home field advantage, which ought to be the case for Steven Kwan in today’s matchup.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Tyler Freeman in the 17th percentile when assessing his home run ability.

, Tyler Freeman is penciled in 6th in the lineup in today’s game.

, Batting from the same side that Spencer Arrighetti throws from, Tyler Freeman will be in a tough position in today’s game.

, Playing on the road generally weakens hitter stats in all categories due to the lack of home field advantage, which ought to be the case for Tyler Freeman in today’s game.

, Joey Loperfido is projected to bat 8th in the lineup in today’s game.

, Batting from the same side that Logan Allen throws from, Joey Loperfido meets a tough challenge in today’s game.

, Out of all the teams in action today, the strongest infield defense is that of the the Cleveland Guardians.

, When it comes to his home run talent, Brayan Rocchio ranks in the 6th percentile according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, Brayan Rocchio is projected to hit 9th on the lineup card in this game.

, As a switch-hitter who bats worse from the 0 side of the plate, Brayan Rocchio will bat from his bad side against Spencer Arrighetti in this game.

, Logan Allen will have the handedness advantage over Yordan Alvarez today.

, In today’s game, Yordan Alvarez is at a disadvantage facing the league’s 8th-deepest CF center field fences given that he hits his flyballs towards center field at a 38.7% rate (90th percentile).

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Estevan Florial in the 13th percentile as it relates to his batting average skill.

, Estevan Florial is projected to hit 7th in the batting order in today’s game.

, 14% of the time that Estevan Florial has started against a right-handed starter this year, he has been lifted for a pinch-hitter.

, Jose Ramirez pulls many of his flyballs (41.4% — 99th percentile) and has the misfortune of hitting them towards the game’s 9th-deepest RF fences in today’s matchup.

, Jose Ramirez will be at a disadvantage playing as a visiting player today.

, When assessing his home run talent, Will Brennan ranks in the 5th percentile according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X).

, When starting against a northpaw this year, Will Brennan has been replaced by a pinch-hitter 30% of the time.

, Will Brennan hits a lot of his flyballs to center field (39.5% — 95th percentile) and has the misfortune of hitting them towards the game’s 8th-deepest CF fences in today’s matchup.

, Yainer Diaz is penciled in 6th on the lineup card today.

, Today, Yainer Diaz is at a disadvantage facing the league’s 9th-deepest RF fences given that he hits his flyballs to the opposite field at a 35.2% rate (85th percentile).

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Mauricio Dubon in the 15th percentile as it relates to his home run skill.

, Mauricio Dubon has primarily hit in the top-half of the batting order this season (62% of the time), but he is projected to hit 7th in the batting order today.

, Mauricio Dubon has a 94th percentile opposite-field rate on his flyballs (38%) and has the misfortune of hitting them in the direction of the league’s 9th-deepest RF fences in today’s matchup.

, By putting up a 5.03 K/BB rate since the start of last season, Yainer Diaz has demonstrated poor plate discipline, ranking in the 7th percentile.

, Playing on the road typically reduces hitter metrics across the board due to the lack of home field advantage, which should be the case for Josh Naylor today.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) estimates Josh Naylor’s true offensive talent to be a .337, suggesting that he has been lucky this year given the .040 deviation between that figure and his actual .377 wOBA.

, Today, Alex Bregman is at a disadvantage facing the league’s 8th-deepest CF center field fences given that he hits his flyballs towards center field at a 39% rate (92nd percentile).

, Since the start of last season, Alex Bregman’s 5.3% Barrel%, an advanced standard for measuring power, places him in the 23rd percentile among his peers.

, Checking in at the 7th percentile, the hardest ball Alex Bregman has made contact with since the start of last season reached a maximum exit velocity of 107.5 mph — a reliable indication of underlying power ability.

, Playing on the road generally reduces batter metrics across the board due to the lack of home field advantage, which figures to be the case for Andres Gimenez today.

, Andres Gimenez’s footspeed has dropped off this season. His 29.24 ft/sec Statcast Sprint Speed last season sits at 28.55 ft/sec now.

, Andres Gimenez’s 84.8-mph average exit velocity is among the worst in MLB since the start of last season: 1st percentile.

, When it comes to his overall offensive talent, Jon Singleton ranks in the 20th percentile according to the leading projections (THE BAT X).

, Jon Singleton is projected to hit 8th in the lineup today.

, Logan Allen will receive the benefit of the platoon advantage against Jon Singleton today.

, When it comes to his batting average, Jose Altuve has had positive variance on his side since the start of last season. His .319 BA has been a good deal higher than the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s version of Statcast-based Expected Batting Average (xBA) at .248.

, Jose Altuve’s 86-mph average exit velocity is among the worst in baseball since the start of last season: 7th percentile.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) projects Jon Singleton in the 1st percentile when assessing his batting average skill.

, Jon Singleton pulls a lot of his flyballs (34.5% — 82nd percentile) and has the misfortune of hitting them towards baseball’s 9th-deepest RF fences today.

, Mauricio Dubon’s 4.5% Barrel% (an advanced standard to measure power) grades out in the 15th percentile since the start of last season.

, Logan Allen will have the handedness advantage over Kyle Tucker today.

, Kyle Tucker is an extreme flyball hitter and squares off against the strong outfield defense of Cleveland (#1-best of all teams on the slate).

, Hitting the ball to all fields is an important ability for batting average that Kyle Tucker has struggled with since the start of last season, as evidenced by his placing in the 15th percentile on THE BAT X’s Spray Score.

, Considering both his underlying tendencies and the matchup, Spencer Arrighetti is projected to throw 79 pitches in this game by the leading projection system (THE BAT X) system, which is the 11th-most on the slate today.

, Via the leading projection system (THE BAT X), the offense with the least strikeout-prone lineup today is the Cleveland Guardians with a 18% underlying K%.

, Mark Carlson profiles as a Huge Hitters Umpire and is scheduled to be behind the plate in this game.

, The Cleveland Guardians have 8 batters in the projected batting order that will have the handedness advantage over Spencer Arrighetti in this matchup.

, It may be best to expect worse results for the Houston Astros offense in future games, considering that the leading projection system (THE BAT X) believes they are the 8th-luckiest offense in the game this year.

, According to the leading projection system (THE BAT), Bo Naylor (the Guardians’s expected catcher today) profiles as a good pitch framer.

, Logan Allen’s cut-fastball utilization has increased by 10.7% from last year to this one (8.7% to 19.4%) .

, Despite posting a .356 wOBA this year, the leading projection system (THE BAT X) believes Jeremy Pena has been very fortunate given the .040 gap between that figure and his estimated true talent wOBA of .316.

, Jeremy Pena has paced 8.1 Expected Home Runs per 600 plate appearances since the start of last season, grading out in the 9th percentile for power according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s interpretation of Statcast data.

, Jeremy Pena’s 4% Barrel% (an advanced metric to measure power) grades out in the 14th percentile since the start of last season.

, Since the start of last season, Jeremy Pena’s flyball exit velocity (a reliable stat to assess power) ranks in the 24th percentile at 90.5 mph.

, Playing on the road generally lessens batter metrics across the board due to the lack of home field advantage, which should be the case for Bo Naylor in today’s matchup.

, This season, there has been a decline in Josh Naylor’s speed with his Statcast Sprint Speed dropping from 25.8 ft/sec last year to 24.58 ft/sec currently.

, Based on Statcast data, the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s version of Expected Batting Average (.273) suggests that Josh Naylor has had some very good luck since the start of last season with his .303 actual batting average.

, Based on Statcast metrics, the leading projection system (THE BAT X)’s version of Expected HR per 600 plate appearances (0.0) may lead us to conclude that Steven Kwan has been very fortunate since the start of last season with his 5.7 actual HR/600.

, Via the leading projection system (THE BAT X), the team with the 2nd-least strikeout-prone lineup in today’s games is the Houston Astros with a 18.5% underlying K%.

, Playing on the road generally reduces pitcher metrics across the board due to the lack of home field advantage, which should be the case for Logan Allen in today’s game.

, Brayan Rocchio pulls many of his flyballs (34.6% — 84th percentile) and has the misfortune of hitting them towards MLB’s 9th-deepest RF fences today.

, The 4th-weakest projected lineup of all teams on the slate today in terms of overall hitting ability belongs to the Cleveland Guardians.

, The Cleveland Guardians have been the 5th-luckiest offense in MLB this year, according to the leading projection system (THE BAT X), and are likely to hit worse in future games, Joey Loperfido is an extreme groundball hitter and squares off against the strong infield defense of Cleveland (#1-best of all teams today).

, In today’s matchup, Estevan Florial is at a disadvantage facing the league’s 8th-deepest CF center field fences given that he hits his flyballs towards center field at a 38.4% rate (85th percentile).

, When it comes to plate discipline, Andres Gimenez’s ability is quite weak, posting a 3.56 K/BB rate since the start of last season while ranking in in the 24th percentile.

, Ranking in the 22nd percentile, Jose Ramirez has hit 24.4% of his balls in the air since the start of last season with a velocity of at least 100 mph.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) estimates Jose Altuve’s true offensive skill to be a .348, providing some evidence that he has experienced some positive variance this year given the .081 deviation between that figure and his actual .429 wOBA.

, Yordan Alvarez’s footspeed has decreased this year. His 25.86 ft/sec Statcast Sprint Speed last year sits at 24.84 ft/sec now.

, The leading projection system (THE BAT X) estimates Steven Kwan’s true offensive skill to be a .307, implying that he has been lucky this year given the .075 deviation between that mark and his actual .382 wOBA.

, Steven Kwan’s 1.1% Barrel% (an advanced standard to assess power) is in the 2nd percentile since the start of last season.

, Playing on the road typically reduces hitter metrics across the board due to the lack of home field advantage, which ought to be the case for Will Brennan today.

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