BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles aim to stop a three-game losing streak when they play the Tampa Bay Rays.
Baltimore is 43-29 at home and 91-55 overall. The Orioles have a 67-10 record in games when they scored at least five runs.
Tampa Bay is 41-32 on the road and 91-57 overall. Rays hitters have a collective .331 on-base percentage, the fifth-best percentage in the majors.
Friday’s game is the 11th time these teams meet this season. The Orioles have a 6-4 advantage in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Austin Hays leads the Orioles with a .282 batting average, and has 36 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs, 34 walks and 61 RBI. Gunnar Henderson is 15-for-47 with four home runs and nine RBI over the past 10 games.
Yandy Diaz has 31 doubles, 20 home runs and 73 RBI for the Rays. Rene Pinto is 8-for-28 with a double, four home runs and eight RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 6-4, .280 batting average, 3.90 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
INJURIES: Orioles: Terrin Vavra: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Mountcastle: day-to-day (shoulder), Felix Bautista: 15-Day IL (arm), Keegan Akin: 60-Day IL (back), Dillon Tate: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Rays: Jose Siri: 10-Day IL (hand), Jason Adam: 15-Day IL (oblique), Shane McClanahan: 60-Day IL (forearm), Drew Rasmussen: 60-Day IL (flexor), Garrett Cleavinger: 60-Day IL (knee), Jeffrey Springs: 60-Day IL (elbow), Shane Baz: 60-Day IL (elbow)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.