BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore and Tampa Bay will square off on Friday.
The Orioles are 17-31 on their home turf. Baltimore hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .299 this season, led by Cedric Mullins with a mark of .384.
The Rays have gone 30-22 away from home. Tampa Bay’s lineup has 139 home runs this season, Brandon Lowe leads them with 23 homers.
The Rays won the last meeting 5-4. Collin McHugh recorded his third victory and Randy Arozarena went 3-for-5 with two home runs and two RBIs for Tampa Bay. Tanner Scott registered his fourth loss for Baltimore.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan Mountcastle leads the Orioles with 19 home runs and is batting .260.
Austin Meadows leads the Rays with 45 extra base hits and is slugging .471.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 5-5, .233 batting average, 6.17 ERA, outscored by 19 runs