Orioles visit the Red Sox in division matchup
Boston; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: John Means (11-11, 3.54 ERA) Red Sox: Jhoulys Chacin (3-11, 5.81 ERA)
LINE: Red Sox -169; over/under is 10 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Boston will host Baltimore in a meeting of division foes.
The Red Sox are 34-40 against AL East opponents. Boston’s team on-base percentage of .336 is fourth in the American League. Mookie Betts leads the team with an OBP of .384.
The Orioles are 23-51 against the rest of their division. Baltimore has a collective on-base percentage of .309, led by Trey Mancini with a mark of .361. The Orioles won the last meeting 4-1. Asher Wojciechowski earned his fourth victory and Renato Nunez went 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBIs for Baltimore. Nathan Eovaldi registered his first loss for Boston.
Mancini leads the Orioles with 172 hits and is batting .290. Austin Hays is 14-for-42 with three doubles, four home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Sox: 4-6, .255 batting average, 5.46 ERA, outscored by five runs
Orioles: 4-6, .249 batting average, 4.74 ERA, outscored opponents by two runs