Chirinos scheduled to start for Tampa Bay against Baltimore
Tampa Bay Rays (52-39, second in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (27-62, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Yonny Chirinos (7-4, 3.15 ERA, .98 WHIP, 81 strikeouts) Orioles: Dylan Bundy (4-10, 4.65 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 96 strikeouts)
LINE: Rays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
The Orioles are 13-26 against the rest of their division. Baltimore’s lineup has 108 home runs this season, Renato Nunez leads them with 20 homers.
The Rays are 19-17 against opponents from the AL East. Tampa Bay has a collective on-base percentage of .324, led by Tommy Pham with a mark of .379.
TOP PERFORMERS: Trey Mancini leads the Orioles with 95 hits and has 40 RBIs. Chance Sisco is 9-for-27 with a double, four home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
Pham leads the Rays with 30 extra base hits and has 39 RBIs. Avisail Garcia is 8-for-30 with a double, a home run and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 5-5, .260 batting average, 3.83 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs
Rays: 6-4, .249 batting average, 4.07 ERA, outscored by one run
Orioles Injuries: Josh Rogers: 60-day IL (elbow), Nate Karns: 60-day IL (forearm), Alex Cobb: 60-day IL (lumbar strain), DJ Stewart: 10-day IL (ankle), Mark Trumbo: 60-day IL (knee).
Rays Injuries: Chaz Roe: 10-day IL (hip), Tyler Glasnow: 60-day IL (forearm), Anthony Banda: 60-day IL (elbow), Jose Alvarado: 10-day IL (oblique), Daniel Robertson: 10-day IL (knee), Brandon Lowe: 10-day IL (leg), Matt Duffy: 60-day IL (back), Ji-Man Choi: 10-day IL (ankle), Christian Arroyo: 10-day IL (forearm), Anthony Bemboom: 60-day IL (knee).