Rangers host the Orioles on 5-game home slide

Tue, Aug 2, 2022
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Rangers host the Orioles on 5-game home slide

Baltimore Orioles (52-51, fourth in the AL East) vs. Texas Rangers (46-56, third in the AL West)

Arlington, Texas; Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Jordan Lyles (7-8, 4.64 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, 97 strikeouts); Rangers: Spencer Howard (2-2, 5.93 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, 26 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rangers -124, Orioles +105; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers look to end their five-game home losing streak with a victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

Texas has gone 21-27 at home and 46-56 overall. The Rangers have hit 128 total home runs to rank eighth in the majors.

Baltimore has a 23-31 record in road games and a 52-51 record overall. The Orioles are 35-10 in games when they scored five or more runs.

Tuesday's game is the fifth time these teams match up this season. The Orioles are ahead 4-0 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nate Lowe has a .280 batting average to rank third on the Rangers, and has 16 doubles, two triples and 15 home runs. Adolis Garcia is 11-for-38 with two home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.

Anthony Santander leads the Orioles with 19 home runs while slugging .455. Adley Rutschman is 11-for-29 with four doubles and two RBI over the last 10 games.

  • LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 4-6, .242 batting average, 4.24 ERA, even run differential

    Orioles: 6-4, .242 batting average, 3.34 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs

    INJURIES: Rangers: Jon Gray: day-to-day (side), Brad Miller: 10-Day IL (neck), Joe Barlow: 15-Day IL (blister), Mitch Garver: 60-Day IL (forearm), Eli White: 60-Day IL (wrist)

    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)

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