Tampa Bay Rays (31-18, first in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (22-27, fourth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Thursday, 4:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Tampa Bay: Blake Snell (4-1, 3.23 ERA) Baltimore: Dean Kremer (1-0, 1.64 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays travel to play the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.
The Orioles are 11-18 against teams from the AL East. The Baltimore offense has compiled a .258 batting average as a team this season, good for eighth in the MLB. Jose Iglesias leads the team with an average of .381.
The Rays are 23-12 against AL East Division teams. Tampa Bay has a collective on-base percentage of .328, good for fourth in the American League. Brandon Lowe leads the club with a mark of .359.
TOP PERFORMERS: Hanser Alberto leads the Orioles with 53 hits and has 16 RBIs.
Lowe leads the Rays with 13 home runs and has 31 RBIs.
INJURIES: Orioles: Wade LeBlanc: (elbow), Shawn Armstrong: (hip), Anthony Santander: (right oblique), Trey Mancini: (tumor), Richie Martin: (wrist), Chris Davis: (left knee).
Rays: Chaz Roe: (elbow), Cody Reed: (finger), Colin Poche: (elbow), Andrew Kittredge: (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Jose Alvarado: (shoulder), Yandy Diaz: (hamstring), Ji-Man Choi: (hamstring), Mike Zunino: (oblique).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
Copyright 2020 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.
Be the first to know
Get local news delivered to your inbox!