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Rangers visit the Orioles to start 3-game series

July 4, 2022 GMT

Texas Rangers (37-40, third in the AL West) vs. Baltimore Orioles (36-44, fifth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Monday, 1:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Dane Dunning (1-6, 4.09 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 77 strikeouts); Orioles: Dean Kremer (2-1, 1.29 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Orioles -111, Rangers -108; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles begin a three-game series at home against the Texas Rangers on Monday.

Baltimore has an 18-17 record in home games and a 36-44 record overall. Orioles hitters have a collective .380 slugging percentage to rank ninth in the AL.

Texas is 20-20 on the road and 37-40 overall. The Rangers have the eighth-ranked team batting average in the AL at .237.

Monday’s game is the first meeting between these teams this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony Santander leads the Orioles with 15 home runs while slugging .423. Ryan Mountcastle is 13-for-38 with six doubles, two home runs and three RBI over the last 10 games.

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Adolis Garcia has 16 doubles, three triples and 15 home runs for the Rangers. Marcus Semien is 10-for-43 with two doubles, two home runs and six RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 5-5, .210 batting average, 2.65 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs

Rangers: 5-5, .252 batting average, 3.21 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs

INJURIES: Orioles: Kyle Bradish: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Ramon Urias: 10-Day IL (oblique), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Rangers: Matt Bush: 15-Day IL (forearm), Eli White: 60-Day IL (wrist), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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