Orioles look to sweep 3-game series over the Blue Jays

Wed, Aug 10, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Orioles look to sweep 3-game series over the Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays (60-50, second in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (58-52, fourth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (8-4, 5.19 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 107 strikeouts); Orioles: Dean Kremer (4-3, 3.43 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 43 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -154, Orioles +131; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays square off in the final game of a three-game series. The Orioles will sweep the series with a win.

Baltimore is 58-52 overall and 33-21 at home. The Orioles have a 36-8 record in games when they out-hit their opponents.

Toronto has a 26-29 record on the road and a 60-50 record overall. Blue Jays hitters have a collective .328 on-base percentage, the second-ranked percentage in the AL.

The teams match up Wednesday for the seventh time this season. The Orioles lead the season series 4-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Hays has 24 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 48 RBI for the Orioles. Jorge Mateo is 8-for-31 with a double and three home runs over the past 10 games.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto with 23 home runs while slugging .504. Bo Bichette is 12-for-42 with three home runs and 11 RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 7-3, .266 batting average, 3.89 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs

Blue Jays: 5-5, .249 batting average, 3.93 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs

INJURIES: Orioles: Tyler Wells: 15-Day IL (side), Jonathan Arauz: 10-Day IL (finger), Travis Lakins: 60-Day IL (elbow), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Blue Jays: Tim Mayza: 15-Day IL (shoulder), George Springer: 10-Day IL (elbow), Ross Stripling: 15-Day IL (glute/hip), Julian Merryweather: 60-Day IL (side), Tayler Saucedo: 60-Day IL (hip), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60-Day IL (forearm), Nate Pearson: 60-Day IL (mono)

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