Baltimore plays Toronto after Cashner’s strong performance
Toronto; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Blue Jays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 11 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Andrew Cashner. Cashner threw seven innings, surrendering one run on three hits with four strikeouts against Toronto.
The Toronto offense has compiled a .232 batting average as a team this season, last in the The Orioles are 13-25 against the rest of their division. Baltimore has slugged .402 this season. Trey Mancini leads the team with a mark of .523. The Orioles won the last meeting 8-1. Andrew Cashner notched his ninth victory and Stevie Wilkerson went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Baltimore. Clayton Richard registered his fifth loss for Toronto.
Mancini leads the Orioles with 38 extra base hits and is batting .294. Renato Nunez is 8-for-27 with two doubles, four home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 4-6, .272 batting average, 5.64 ERA, outscored by one run
Orioles: 5-5, .272 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs
Blue Jays Injuries: Ryan Tepera: 60-day IL (elbow), Marcus Stroman: day-to-day (chest), Matt Shoemaker: 60-day IL (knee), Elvis Luciano: 60-day IL (elbow), Edwin Jackson: 10-day IL (back), Clay Buchholz: 60-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Borucki: 60-day IL (elbow), Dalton Pompey: 60-day IL (concussion), Randal Grichuk: day-to-day (back), Devon Travis: 60-day IL (knee).