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Whit Merrifield and the Toronto Blue Jays will take on starting pitcher Ken Waldichuk and the Oakland Athletics on Monday at 4:07 PM ET at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Game Info and Whit Merrifield Props
- Day: Monday, September 4, 2023
- Time: 4:07 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS-CA
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -312)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +650)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: +110)
Whit Merrifield Stats
- Merrifield has 142 hits and an OBP of .332 to go with a slugging percentage of .409 this season.
- Among qualified batters, his batting average ranks 12th, his on-base percentage ranks 69th, and he is 100th in the league in slugging.
- Merrifield will look to extend his six-game hit streak. During his last outings, he’s batting .364.
- He has collected a hit in 94 of 126 games this year (74.6%), with multiple hits in 37 games (29.4%).
- In 7.9% of his games this season, he has gone deep. He’s cleared the fence in 2.1% of his trips to the plate.
- Merrifield has produced an RBI in 40 games this year (31.7%), including 15 multi-RBI outings (11.9%). He has also driven home three or more of his team’s runs in three contests.
Athletics Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The Athletics pitching staff is 25th in the majors with a K/9 of 8.3.
- The Athletics have put up the 29th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (5.65).
- Athletics pitchers have given up 186 total home runs at a clip of 1.4 per game (fifth-most in the league).
- The Athletics’ Waldichuk (2-7) will make his 20th start of the season.
- The 25-year-old has an ERA of 5.92, a 1.78 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.667 in 30 games this season.
Merrifield’s recent games
- at Rockies on September 3: 1-for-5, 1 RBI, 1 K
- at Rockies on September 2: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K, 1 BB
- at Rockies on September 1: 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 SB
- vs. Nationals on August 30: 1-for-4, 1 K, 1 SB
- vs. Nationals on August 29: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 K
- vs. Nationals on August 28: 1-for-4
- vs. Guardians on August 27: 0-for-2, 1 RBI
- vs. Guardians on August 26: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 K, 1 BB
- vs. Guardians on August 25: 0-for-4, 1 K
- at Orioles on August 24: 1-for-4, 1 R, 2 K
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