BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore and New York will meet on Friday.
The Orioles are 7-10 against the rest of their division. The Baltimore pitching staff averages 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings, John Means leads them with a mark of 9.2.
The Yankees are 9-13 in division games. New York has hit 48 home runs this season, fourth in the American League. Giancarlo Stanton leads the team with nine, averaging one every 14.6 at-bats.
The Orioles won the last meeting 4-3. Tanner Scott notched his first victory and Trey Mancini went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Baltimore. Jonathan Loaisiga took his first loss for New York.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mancini leads the Orioles with seven home runs and is slugging .448.
Stanton leads the Yankees with 15 extra base hits and is batting .282.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 3-7, .232 batting average, 4.38 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Yankees: 7-3, .206 batting average, 3.46 ERA, outscored by four runs