Rays look to break 3-game road skid, play the Orioles

Tampa Bay Rays (35-28, third in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (28-37, fifth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Friday, 6:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Shane Baz (0-1, 19.29 ERA, 2.57 WHIP, two strikeouts); Orioles: Dean Kremer (1-1, 3.86 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, five strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -155, Orioles +133; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays will try to stop a three-game road losing streak when they...

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Tampa Bay Rays (35-28, third in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (28-37, fifth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Friday, 6:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Shane Baz (0-1, 19.29 ERA, 2.57 WHIP, two strikeouts); Orioles: Dean Kremer (1-1, 3.86 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, five strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -155, Orioles +133; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays will try to stop a three-game road losing streak when they face the Baltimore Orioles.

Baltimore is 15-15 in home games and 28-37 overall. Orioles hitters have a collective .380 slugging percentage to rank ninth in the AL.

Tampa Bay has a 14-15 record on the road and a 35-28 record overall. The Rays have a 9-4 record in games when they hit at least two home runs.

The teams meet Friday for the seventh time this season. The Rays lead the season series 4-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan Mountcastle leads Baltimore with 12 home runs while slugging .488. Austin Hays is 11-for-41 with three home runs and nine RBI over the past 10 games.

Manuel Margot has 10 doubles, a triple, three home runs and 24 RBI for the Rays. Isaac Paredes is 3-for-16 with two home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 5-5, .244 batting average, 5.59 ERA, outscored by one run

Rays: 4-6, .228 batting average, 2.62 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs

INJURIES: Orioles: Trey Mancini: day-to-day (hang), Ramon Urias: 10-Day IL (left oblique), Joey Krehbiel: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Rays: Kevin Kiermaier: day-to-day (left achilles ), Drew Rasmussen: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Andrew Kittredge: 60-Day IL (elbow), Mike Zunino: 10-Day IL (shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Wander Franco: 10-Day IL (quadricep), JT Chargois: 60-Day IL (oblique), Chris Mazza: 60-Day IL (back), Brandon Lowe: 10-Day IL (back), Luis Patino: 60-Day IL (oblique), Brendan McKay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: 60-Day IL (lat), Tyler Glasnow: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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