Hays leads Orioles against the Red Sox following 4-hit performance

April 29, 2022 GMT

Boston Red Sox (8-12, fourth in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (6-12, fifth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Rich Hill (0-1, 4.85 ERA, 1.62 WHIP, seven strikeouts); Orioles: Kyle Bradish (0-0)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Red Sox -145, Orioles +124; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles play the Boston Red Sox after Austin Hays had four hits against the Yankees on Thursday.

Baltimore has a 3-3 record at home and a 6-12 record overall. The Orioles are 0-1 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Boston has gone 3-4 in home games and 8-12 overall. Red Sox hitters have a collective .344 slugging percentage to rank 10th in the AL.

The teams meet Friday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Cedric Mullins ranks second on the Orioles with six extra base hits (three doubles, a triple and two home runs). Hays is 12-for-37 with five doubles, a home run and six RBI over the last 10 games.

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Rafael Devers has three home runs, two walks and nine RBI while hitting .277 for the Red Sox. Xander Bogaerts is 17-for-38 with four doubles and three RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 4-6, .233 batting average, 3.32 ERA, outscored by seven runs

Red Sox: 3-7, .220 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored by eight runs

INJURIES: Orioles: Ryan Mountcastle: day-to-day (neck), Chris Ellis: 10-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow), Dean Kremer: 10-Day IL (oblique)

Red Sox: Jonathan Arauz: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (rib), Josh Taylor: 10-Day IL (back), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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