Red Sox and Orioles meet on opening day
Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox
Boston; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Tommy Milone (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts) Red Sox: Nathan Eovaldi (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts)
LINE: Red Sox favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Boston hosts Baltimore for the season opener.
The Red Sox went 35-41 in division play in 2019. Boston pitchers had an ERA of 4.70 last year while striking out 10.1 hitters per game.
The Orioles went 24-52 in division play in 2019. Baltimore averaged 8.5 hits with 3.0 extra base hits per game and 25 total triples last season.
INJURIES: Red Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Dustin Pedroia: (knee).
Orioles: Dillon Tate: (undisclosed), John Means: (left arm), Trey Mancini: (tumor), Richie Martin: (wrist).