Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers meet in game 2 of series
Texas Rangers (37-41, third in the AL West) vs. Baltimore Orioles (37-44, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Spencer Howard (0-0); Orioles: Austin Voth (0-1, 7.34 ERA, 1.89 WHIP, 30 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Orioles -109, Rangers -109; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles face the Texas Rangers with a 1-0 series lead.
Baltimore has a 19-17 record at home and a 37-44 record overall. The Orioles rank eighth in the AL with 84 total home runs, averaging one per game.
Texas has a 37-41 record overall and a 20-21 record on the road. The Rangers are 27-7 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.
The teams meet Tuesday for the second time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony Santander leads Baltimore with 15 home runs while slugging .426. Ryan Mountcastle is 10-for-39 with two home runs and three RBI over the past 10 games.
Adolis Garcia has 16 doubles, three triples and 15 home runs for the Rangers. Marcus Semien is 13-for-43 with two doubles and three home runs over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 5-5, .214 batting average, 3.24 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
Rangers: 4-6, .253 batting average, 3.41 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
INJURIES: Orioles: Kyle Bradish: 15-Day IL (shoulder), 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)