Guardians begin 3-game series against the Orioles

August 30, 2022 GMT

Baltimore Orioles (67-60, fourth in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Guardians (67-59, first in the AL Central)

Cleveland; Tuesday, 6:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Spenser Watkins (4-4, 3.96 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 53 strikeouts); Guardians: Cal Quantrill (10-5, 3.59 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 94 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Guardians -158, Orioles +134; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians start a three-game series at home against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.

Cleveland is 67-59 overall and 32-25 in home games. Guardians hitters have a collective .312 on-base percentage, the eighth-ranked percentage in the AL.

Baltimore has gone 30-36 in road games and 67-60 overall. The Orioles have a 45-10 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

The teams play Tuesday for the fourth time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Ramirez has 38 doubles, four triples and 26 home runs for the Guardians. Oscar Gonzalez is 9-for-39 with three doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.


Anthony Santander is second on the Orioles with 44 extra base hits (21 doubles and 23 home runs). Ramon Urias is 8-for-32 with two home runs and four RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Guardians: 5-5, .226 batting average, 2.33 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs

Orioles: 6-4, .237 batting average, 2.87 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs

INJURIES: Guardians: Anthony Gose: 60-Day IL (tricep), Cody Morris: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Orioles: Tyler Wells: 15-Day IL (side), Travis Lakins: 60-Day IL (elbow), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)


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