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Orioles to start Harvey in home opener against Boston

April 8, 2021 GMT

Boston Red Sox (3-3) vs. Baltimore Orioles (4-2)

Baltimore; Thursday, 3:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Eduardo Rodriguez (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Orioles: Matt Harvey (0-0, 3.86 ERA)

LINE: Red Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles hit the field for the first time in 2021 against the Boston Red Sox.

The Orioles went 14-26 in division games in 2020. Baltimore averaged 8.7 hits with 3.1 extra base hits per game and 7 total triples last season.

The Red Sox went 14-26 in division games in 2020. Boston hit .265 as a team and averaged 3.4 extra base hits per game last season.

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The teams meet for the third time this season. Baltimore leads the season series 3-0.

INJURIES: Orioles: Hunter Harvey: (oblique), Shawn Armstrong: (undisclosed), DJ Stewart: (hamstring), Austin Hays: (hamstring), Chris Davis: (back).

Red Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Eduardo Rodriguez: (left elbow), Ryan Brasier: (left calf).

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