Preview: Rays series in Baltimore continues Saturday with day-night doubleheader
TV: FOX Sports Sun
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 12:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay Rays (53-39, second in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (27-63, fifth in the AL East)
The Baltimore Orioles host the Tampa Bay Rays for a doubleheader Saturday.
The Orioles are 13-27 against the rest of their division. Baltimore has hit 109 home runs as a team this season. Renato Nunez leads them with 21, averaging one every 14.5 at-bats.
The Rays are 20-17 against AL East Division teams. Tampa Bay has hit 114 home runs as a team this season. Tommy Pham leads them with 14, averaging one every 23.5 at-bats.
Nunez leads the Orioles with 21 home runs and is batting .243. Chance Sisco is 9-for-30 with a double, four home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES
Orioles: 5-5, .254 batting average, 4.24 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs
Rays: 7-3, .284 batting average, 4.07 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs
Orioles Injuries: Josh Rogers: 60-day IL (elbow), Nate Karns: 60-day IL (forearm), Alex Cobb: 60-day IL (lumbar strain), DJ Stewart: 10-day IL (ankle), Mark Trumbo: 60-day IL (knee).
Rays Injuries: Chaz Roe: 10-day IL (hip), Tyler Glasnow: 60-day IL (forearm), Anthony Banda: 60-day IL (elbow), Jose Alvarado: 10-day IL (oblique), Daniel Robertson: 10-day IL (knee), Brandon Lowe: 10-day IL (leg), Matt Duffy: 60-day IL (back), Ji-Man Choi: 10-day IL (ankle), Christian Arroyo: 10-day IL (forearm), Anthony Bemboom: 60-day IL (knee).