Baltimore takes on Toronto in division play
Baltimore; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Blue Jays favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: AL East opponents Baltimore and Toronto will face off at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The Orioles are 10-19 against AL East teams. The Baltimore pitching staff averages 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings, Dylan Bundy leads them with a mark of 9.
The Blue Jays are 7-13 against opponents from the AL East. Toronto ranks last in the majors in hitting with a .220 batting average, Freddy Galvis leads the club with an average of .241. The Blue Jays won the last meeting 8-6. Edwin Jackson secured his first victory and Rowdy Tellez went 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs for Toronto. David Hess registered his ninth loss for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 3-7, .228 batting average, 4.48 ERA, outscored by 16 runs
Blue Jays: 3-7, .209 batting average, 5.38 ERA, outscored by 23 runs
Blue Jays Injuries: Jacob Waguespack: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Tepera: 10-day IL (elbow), Matt Shoemaker: 60-day IL (knee), David Phelps: 60-day IL (elbow), Ken Giles: 10-day IL (elbow), Clay Buchholz: 60-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Borucki: 60-day IL (elbow), Dalton Pompey: 60-day IL (concussion), Devon Travis: 60-day IL (knee).