In three starts against the Halos in 2015, Gray has a record of 3-0, an ERA of 1.19 and WHIP of 0.706. The righty has given up just three earned runs in 22 2/3 innings of work against the A’s AL West rivals.
Gray was stellar over 7 2/3 innings in his last start against the Angels on June 14. He surrendered one run (unearned) on five hits while fanning nine.
In nine career appearances (eight starts) against L.A., Gray is 5-1 with a 2.11 ERA and 0.95 WHIP.
Gray’s numbers are staggeringly good overall this season. He has a personal record of 8-3 (Oakland is 8-6 straight up in his 14 starts), a 1.60 ERA and 0.93 WHIP heading into Friday’s start against the Angels.
The A’s are presently -154 at home Friday, while the Angels, who are expected to counter with Matt Shoemaker on the bump, are +142.