BOTTOM LINE: Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays are looking for a series win with a victory on Thursday.
Baltimore has a 78-48 record overall and a 37-24 record in home games. The Orioles have a 34-7 record in games when they did not give up a home run.
Toronto is 70-57 overall and 38-30 in road games. Blue Jays pitchers have a collective 3.70 ERA, which leads the majors.
Thursday’s game is the 13th time these teams square off this season. The Orioles are up 9-3 in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Adley Rutschman has 16 home runs, 71 walks and 61 RBI while hitting .273 for the Orioles. Gunnar Henderson is 14-for-40 with four doubles, a triple, two home runs and 10 RBI over the past 10 games.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto with 18 home runs while slugging .435. Brandon Belt is 9-for-34 with four home runs and seven RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 7-3, .270 batting average, 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs
Blue Jays: 5-5, .225 batting average, 3.33 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
INJURIES: Orioles: Keegan Akin: 60-Day IL (back), Jack Flaherty: day-to-day (undisclosed), Aaron Hicks: 10-Day IL (back), Danny Coulombe: 15-Day IL (biceps), Dillon Tate: 60-Day IL (elbow), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Blue Jays: Hagen Danner: 15-Day IL (oblique), Otto Lopez: 60-Day IL (oblique), Adam Cimber: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.