Guardians bring 4-game win streak into matchup with the Orioles
Cleveland Guardians (23-24, second in the AL Central) vs. Baltimore Orioles (22-32, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Triston McKenzie (3-4, 2.65 ERA, .86 WHIP, 45 strikeouts); Orioles: Tyler Wells (2-4, 3.71 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 28 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Guardians -130, Orioles +110; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians seek to build upon a four-game win streak with a victory against the Baltimore Orioles.
Baltimore has a 22-32 record overall and a 13-14 record in home games. The Orioles have a 15-5 record in games when they scored at least five runs.
Cleveland is 12-16 on the road and 23-24 overall. The Guardians have a 21-6 record in games when they have more hits than their opponents.
The matchup Saturday is the second meeting between these teams this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Cedric Mullins has 12 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 19 RBI for the Orioles. Ramon Urias is 9-for-35 with three doubles and two home runs over the past 10 games.
Owen Miller has 13 doubles, four home runs and 24 RBI for the Guardians. Jose Ramirez is 14-for-38 with four doubles, a triple and four home runs over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 4-6, .244 batting average, 5.11 ERA, outscored by five runs
Guardians: 6-4, .257 batting average, 2.72 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs
INJURIES: Orioles: Joey Krehbiel: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Spenser Watkins: 15-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow), Dean Kremer: 10-Day IL (oblique)
Guardians: Franmil Reyes: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Aaron Civale: 15-Day IL (left glute), James Karinchak: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Carlos Vargas: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Cody Morris: 60-Day IL (shoulder)