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.

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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)

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