Hess scheduled to start for Baltimore against San Francisco
Baltimore; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT
LINE: Giants favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore and San Francisco will play at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Saturday.
The Orioles are 8-21 in home games. Baltimore ranks last in the American League in hitting with a .240 batting average. Trey Mancini leads the club with an average of .299.
The Giants are 12-16 on the road. The San Francisco offense has compiled a .221 batting average as a team this season, last in the league. Buster Posey leads the team with a mark of .253. The Orioles won the last meeting 9-6. Andrew Cashner secured his sixth victory and Dwight Smith Jr. went 1-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs for Baltimore. Drew Pomeranz registered his sixth loss for San Francisco.
TOP PERFORMERS: Smith Jr. leads the Orioles with 35 RBIs and is batting .257. Renato Nunez is 13-for-37 with two doubles, six home runs and 14 RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 3-7, .259 batting average, 6.07 ERA, outscored by 10 runs
Giants: 2-8, .221 batting average, 6.03 ERA, outscored by 44 runs