Rays take on the Orioles after Mejia's 4-hit game

Sun, Jun 19, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Rays take on the Orioles after Mejia's 4-hit game

Tampa Bay Rays (36-29, third in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (29-38, fifth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Corey Kluber (3-3, 3.50 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 54 strikeouts); Orioles: Jordan Lyles (4-5, 5.23 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 62 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -146, Orioles +126; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays take on the Baltimore Orioles after Francisco Mejia's four-hit game on Saturday.

Baltimore has a 29-38 record overall and a 16-16 record at home. The Orioles have the ninth-ranked team slugging percentage in the AL at .378.

Tampa Bay has a 15-16 record on the road and a 36-29 record overall. The Rays have a 9-4 record in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Sunday's game is the ninth time these teams square off this season. The Rays are up 5-3 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trey Mancini ranks fifth on the Orioles with a .283 batting average, and has 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs, 24 walks and 25 RBI. Ryan Mountcastle is 15-for-44 with four home runs and 11 RBI over the past 10 games.

Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay with seven home runs while slugging .415. Ji-Man Choi is 13-for-32 with two home runs and nine RBI over the past 10 games.

  • LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 5-5, .246 batting average, 5.69 ERA, outscored by six runs

    Rays: 4-6, .252 batting average, 2.57 ERA, outscored opponents by five runs

    INJURIES: Orioles: Ramon Urias: 10-Day IL (left oblique), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)

    Rays: Drew Rasmussen: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Andrew Kittredge: 60-Day IL (elbow), Mike Zunino: 10-Day IL (shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Wander Franco: 10-Day IL (quadricep), JT Chargois: 60-Day IL (oblique), Chris Mazza: 60-Day IL (back), Brandon Lowe: 10-Day IL (back), Luis Patino: 60-Day IL (oblique), Brendan McKay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: 60-Day IL (lat), Tyler Glasnow: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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