Ryu expected to start as Blue Jays host the Orioles

October 3, 2021 GMT

Baltimore Orioles (52-109, fifth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (90-71, fourth in the AL East)

Toronto; Sunday, 3:07 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Bruce Zimmermann (4-4, 4.67 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, 55 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Hyun Jin Ryu (13-10, 4.39 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 136 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: Toronto and Baltimore will square off on Sunday.

The Blue Jays are 46-33 in home games in 2020. Toronto hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .328 this season, led by Vladimir Guerrero Jr. with a mark of .394.

The Orioles are 25-55 on the road. Baltimore has hit 194 home runs as a team this season. Ryan Mountcastle leads the club with 33, averaging one every 16 at-bats.

The Blue Jays won the last meeting 10-1. Alek Manoah secured his ninth victory and George Springer went 4-for-5 with a double, a home run and three RBIs for Toronto. John Means took his ninth loss for Baltimore.


TOP PERFORMERS: Guerrero Jr. leads the Blue Jays with 47 home runs and has 109 RBIs.

Cedric Mullins leads the Orioles with 71 extra base hits and is batting .288.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 5-5, .257 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored by two runs

Orioles: 4-6, .218 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored by 14 runs

INJURIES: Blue Jays: Kirby Yates: (elbow), Joakim Soria: (covid-19), David Phelps: (right lat), Thomas Hatch: (hamstring).

Orioles: Tyler Wells: (shoulder), Tanner Scott: (knee), Jorge Lopez: (ankle), Travis Lakins Sr.: (elbow), Matt Harvey: (knee), Hunter Harvey: (lat), Chris Ellis: (shoulder), Keegan Akin: (adductor), DJ Stewart: (knee), Anthony Santander: (knee), Ramon Urias: (adductor), Jorge Mateo: (lumbar).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.