San Francisco faces Baltimore after Anderson’s strong outing
Baltimore; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Giants favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Either San Francisco or Baltimore will take home a series victory with a win.
The Orioles are 8-22 in home games. Baltimore ranks last in the American League in hitting with a .239 batting average. Trey Mancini leads the club with an average of .303.
The Giants are 13-16 on the road. The San Francisco pitching staff owns a team ERA of 4.71, Madison Bumgarner leads the staff with a mark of 3.89. The Giants won the last meeting 8-2. Shaun Anderson secured his first victory and Buster Posey went 1-for-2 with a home run and an RBI for San Francisco. David Hess took his seventh loss for Baltimore.
TOP PERFORMERS: Dwight Smith Jr. leads the Orioles with 35 RBIs and is batting .252. Renato Nunez is 15-for-37 with two doubles, seven home runs and 15 RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 3-7, .255 batting average, 5.76 ERA, outscored by nine runs
Giants: 2-8, .218 batting average, 5.93 ERA, outscored by 39 runs