Orioles aim to avoid series sweep against the Tigers
Sun, May 15, 2022
MLB News (AP)
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)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.