The Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros take the field in Game 4 of the ALCS on Thursday at 8:03 PM ET at Globe Life Field. The Rangers are ahead 2-1 in the series. The Rangers will call on Andrew Heaney (10-6, 4.15 ERA) versus the Astros and Jose Urquidy (3-3, 5.29 ERA).
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Texas vs. Houston Pitcher Matchup Info
- When: Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 8:03 PM ET
- Where: Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas
- How to Watch on TV: FS1
- Probable Pitchers: Heaney – TEX (10-6, 4.15 ERA) vs Urquidy – HOU (3-3, 5.29 ERA)
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Rangers vs. Astros Starting Pitcher Stats (2023)
Rangers Probable Starting Pitcher: Andrew Heaney
- In his most recent time out on Saturday, Oct. 7, the lefty tossed 3 2/3 innings against the Baltimore Orioles, allowing one earned run while surrendering two hits.
- The 32-year-old has a 4.15 ERA and 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings in 34 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .246 to his opponents.
- Heaney has seven quality starts this season.
- He has had 14 appearances this season in which he kept his opponents to zero earned runs.
- Heaney and his team are 16-13-0 ATS this season when he starts.
- In games Heaney has started this season, the teams are 16-11-2 at hitting the over.
Heaney’s Recent Performance
|at Orioles||Oct. 7||3.2||2||1||1||1||1|
|at Mariners||Sep. 30||4.1||5||0||0||2||1|
|at Mariners||Sep. 28||1.0||0||0||0||2||1|
|at Angels||Sep. 25||1.1||0||0||0||0||0|
|vs. Mariners||Sep. 22||2.1||0||0||0||2||1|
Astros Probable Starting Pitcher: Jose Urquidy
- The right-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed three hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday, Oct. 11.
- The 28-year-old has an ERA of 5.29 and 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .251 in 16 games this season.
- In 10 starts this season, he’s earned two quality starts.
- He has four appearances with no earned runs allowed in 16 chances this season.
- When Urquidy starts, the Astros are 5-6-0 against the spread.
- Urquidy’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in four of 11 games.
Urquidy’s Recent Performance
|at Twins||Oct. 11||5.2||3||2||2||6||1|
|at Diamondbacks||Sep. 29||6.0||2||0||0||2||3|
|vs. Royals||Sep. 24||3.0||0||0||0||2||1|
|vs. Orioles||Sep. 19||1.1||2||2||2||0||1|
|vs. Padres||Sep. 8||4.0||4||5||5||3||2|
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