Orioles aim to avoid series sweep against the Tigers

Sun, May 15, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Orioles aim to avoid series sweep against the Tigers

Baltimore Orioles (14-20, fourth in the AL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (11-23, fifth in the AL Central)

Detroit; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Tyler Wells (1-2, 3.75 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 17 strikeouts); Tigers: Tarik Skubal (2-2, 2.41 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 34 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Tigers -140, Orioles +119; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Tigers and the Baltimore Orioles play the final game of a three-game series. The Tigers can sweep the series with a victory.

Detroit has an 11-23 record overall and a 7-13 record at home. The Tigers have gone 4-17 in games when they have allowed a home run.

Baltimore is 14-20 overall and 9-7 in home games. The Orioles have a 7-13 record in games when they have allowed at least one home run.

The teams meet Sunday for the third time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Miguel Cabrera has five doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI for the Tigers. Willi Castro is 9-for-27 with two doubles and a home run over the past 10 games.

Austin Hays has nine doubles, three home runs and 12 RBI while hitting .291 for the Orioles. Cedric Mullins is 16-for-43 with two doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 3-7, .197 batting average, 3.31 ERA, outscored by 12 runs

  • Orioles: 6-4, .268 batting average, 3.52 ERA, outscored opponents by one run

    INJURIES: Tigers: Michael Pineda: day-to-day (finger), Austin Meadows: day-to-day (ear), Tyler Alexander: 15-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Funkhouser: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Victor Reyes: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Matt Manning: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Mize: 10-Day IL (elbow), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jose Cisnero: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

    Orioles: Austin Hays: day-to-day (hand), Ryan Mountcastle: 10-Day IL (wrist/forearm), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Alexander Wells: 10-Day IL (elbow), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow), Dean Kremer: 10-Day IL (oblique)

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