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New York opens season against Baltimore

March 27, 2019

Baltimore Orioles (47-115, fifth in the AL East in 2018) vs. New York Yankees (100-62, second in the AL East in 2018)

New York; Thursday, 1 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Andrew Cashner (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore visits New York on opening day.

The Yankees went 53-28 on their home field in 2018. New York averaged 8.5 hits per game last season and totaled 267 home runs as a team.

The Orioles finished 19-62 in road games in 2018. Baltimore hit 188 total home runs with 445 total extra base hits last season. The Yankees won the season series 12-7 in 2018.

Yankees Injuries: Luis Severino: day-to-day (shoulder), Ben Heller: day-to-day (elbow), Dellin Betances: day-to-day (shoulder impingement), Aaron Hicks: day-to-day (lower back), Jacoby Ellsbury: day-to-day (hip), Didi Gregorius: day-to-day (elbow).

Orioles Injuries: None listed.

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