Orioles visit the Rays in season opener
Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays
St. Petersburg, Florida; Friday, 3:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: John Means (0-0); Rays: Shane McClanahan (0-0)
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays host the Baltimore Orioles in the season opener.
Tampa Bay had a 100-62 record overall and a 52-29 record at home last season. The Rays pitching staff had a collective 3.67 ERA while averaging 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings in the 2021 season.
Baltimore went 52-110 overall and 25-56 in road games a season ago. The Orioles scored 4.1 runs per game while allowing 5.9 last season.
INJURIES: Rays: Tyler Glasnow: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60-Day IL (elbow), Pete Fairbanks: day-to-day (lat)
Orioles: None listed.