Orioles and Guardians meet in series rubber match

June 5, 2022 GMT

Cleveland Guardians (23-25, second in the AL Central) vs. Baltimore Orioles (23-32, fifth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Zach Plesac (0-0); Orioles: TBD

BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Guardians meet on Sunday with the three-game series tied 1-1.

Baltimore is 23-32 overall and 14-14 at home. The Orioles have a 9-5 record in games when they hit two or more home runs.

Cleveland has gone 12-17 in road games and 23-25 overall. Guardians pitchers have a collective 3.77 ERA, which ranks eighth in the AL.

Sunday’s game is the third time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Hays has 12 doubles and six home runs for the Orioles. Trey Mancini is 14-for-34 with four doubles, a triple, two home runs and seven RBI over the past 10 games.

Jose Ramirez has 12 doubles, four triples and 14 home runs for the Guardians. Oscar Gonzalez is 12-for-33 with three doubles over the last 10 games.


LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 5-5, .245 batting average, 5.26 ERA, outscored by two runs

Guardians: 5-5, .251 batting average, 3.18 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs

INJURIES: Orioles: Joey Krehbiel: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Spenser Watkins: 15-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow), Dean Kremer: 10-Day IL (oblique)

Guardians: Franmil Reyes: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Aaron Civale: 15-Day IL (left glute), James Karinchak: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Carlos Vargas: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Cody Morris: 60-Day IL (shoulder)


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