Montgomery scheduled to start for New York against Baltimore

September 16, 2021 GMT

New York Yankees (82-64, second in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (46-99, fifth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Thursday, 5:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (5-6, 3.71 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 137 strikeouts) Orioles: Chris Ellis (1-0, 2.08 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Orioles +206, Yankees -250; over/under is 10 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Aaron Judge and the Yankees will take on the Orioles Thursday.

The Orioles are 22-51 on their home turf. Baltimore has hit 180 home runs as a team this season. Cedric Mullins leads the club with 29, averaging one every 18.8 at-bats.

The Yankees have gone 41-33 away from home. New York has a collective on-base percentage of .321, led by Aaron Judge with a mark of .367.

The Yankees won the last meeting 4-3. Wandy Peralta earned his fifth victory and Gio Urshela went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for New York. Tyler Wells registered his third loss for Baltimore.


TOP PERFORMERS: Mullins leads the Orioles with 66 extra base hits and is batting .295.

Judge leads the Yankees with 54 extra base hits and is batting .283.

LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 3-7, .230 batting average, 7.85 ERA, outscored by 30 runs

Yankees: 4-6, .234 batting average, 5.16 ERA, outscored by 17 runs

INJURIES: Orioles: Bruce Zimmermann: (ankle), Tanner Scott: (knee), Jorge Lopez: (ankle), Travis Lakins Sr.: (elbow), Matt Harvey: (knee), Hunter Harvey: (lat), Jorge Mateo: (lumbar), Trey Mancini: (undisclosed), Pedro Severino: (leg).

Yankees: Jameson Taillon: (ankle), Luis Severino: (elbow), Darren O’Day: (hamstring), Jonathan Loaisiga : (shoulder), Yoendrys Gomez: (covid-19), Domingo German: (shoulder), Zack Britton: (elbow), Tim Locastro: (knee), Aaron Hicks: (wrist), Clint Frazier: (vertigo), Miguel Andujar: (wrist).


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