Orioles host White Sox, look to build on Cashner’s strong performance
Baltimore; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Orioles favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 10 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Either Chicago or Baltimore will take home a series victory with a win.
The Orioles are 2-10 in home games. The Baltimore offense has compiled a .244 batting average as a team this season, Trey Mancini leads the team with a mark of .340.
The White Sox are 6-7 in road games. The Chicago pitching staff has a team ERA of 5.48, Ivan Nova leads the staff with a mark of 8.42. The Orioles won the last meeting 9-1. Andrew Cashner earned his fourth victory and Dwight Smith Jr. went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs for Baltimore. Nova took his third loss for Chicago.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mancini leads the Orioles with 34 hits and is batting .340. Smith Jr. is 11-for-37 with three doubles, four home runs and 14 RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 3-7, .263 batting average, 5.76 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
White Sox: 5-5, .246 batting average, 3.83 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs