BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles start the season at home against the New York Yankees.
Baltimore went 52-110 overall and 27-54 in home games last season. The Orioles averaged 2.9 extra base hits per game, including 1.2 home runs.
New York went 92-70 overall and 46-35 on the road a season ago. The Yankees pitching staff had a collective 3.74 ERA last season while averaging 9.9 strikeouts and 3.1 walks per nine innings.
INJURIES: Orioles: Felix Bautista: day-to-day (hand), Travis Lakins: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Bradish: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Alexander Wells: 60-Day IL (elbow), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Yankees: Miguel Castro: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Luis Severino: 15-Day IL (lat), Ron Marinaccio: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.