Yankees and Orioles meet with series tied 1-1
Baltimore Orioles (18-26, fifth in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (30-13, first in the AL East)
New York; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Tyler Wells (1-3, 4.41 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 23 strikeouts); Yankees: JP Sears (0-0)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -204, Orioles +172; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Both the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles are looking for a series win with a victory on Wednesday.
New York has a 16-7 record in home games and a 30-13 record overall. Yankees hitters have a collective .322 on-base percentage, the seventh-best percentage in MLB play.
Baltimore is 6-15 on the road and 18-26 overall. The Orioles are 11-7 in games when they out-hit their opponents.
The teams play Wednesday for the 13th time this season. The Yankees are ahead 8-4 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Aaron Judge leads New York with 17 home runs while slugging .692. Anthony Rizzo is 8-for-35 with two home runs and three RBI over the last 10 games.
Anthony Santander leads the Orioles with seven home runs while slugging .397. Trey Mancini is 12-for-39 with a double, a home run and four RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 6-4, .225 batting average, 3.96 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Orioles: 4-6, .213 batting average, 4.41 ERA, outscored by eight runs
INJURIES: Yankees: Giancarlo Stanton: day-to-day (right calf), Aroldis Chapman: 15-Day IL (achilles), DJ LeMahieu: day-to-day (left wrist), Josh Donaldson: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Joey Gallo: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Chad Green: 15-Day IL (elbow), Tim Locastro: 10-Day IL (lat), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Orioles: Spenser Watkins: 15-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Alexander Wells: 10-Day IL (elbow), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow), Dean Kremer: 10-Day IL (oblique)