Orioles take 3-game losing streak into matchup against the Red Sox
Boston Red Sox (9-12, fourth in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (6-13, fifth in the AL East)
Baltimore; Saturday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Nathan Eovaldi (1-0, 3.32 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 24 strikeouts); Orioles: Spenser Watkins (0-0, 2.77 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, five strikeouts)
BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles head into a matchup against the Boston Red Sox as losers of three games in a row.
Baltimore has a 6-13 record overall and a 3-4 record in home games. The Orioles are 1-4 in games when they out-hit their opponents.
Boston has a 9-12 record overall and a 3-4 record at home. The Red Sox are 3-5 in games decided by one run.
Saturday’s game is the second meeting between these teams this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Hays has seven doubles and a home run for the Orioles. Cedric Mullins is 8-for-37 with two doubles and a triple over the past 10 games.
Rafael Devers has seven doubles and three home runs while hitting .287 for the Red Sox. Christian Arroyo is 5-for-20 with a home run over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 3-7, .222 batting average, 3.54 ERA, outscored by 14 runs
Red Sox: 3-7, .225 batting average, 2.97 ERA, outscored by seven runs
INJURIES: Orioles: Alexander Wells: 10-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 10-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow), Dean Kremer: 10-Day IL (oblique)
Red Sox: Jonathan Arauz: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Chris Sale: 60-Day IL (rib), Josh Taylor: 10-Day IL (back), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)