Santander takes 10-game hit streak into matchup with Rangers
Baltimore; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Jonathan Hernandez (1-0, 1.59 ERA) Orioles: Aaron Brooks (4-7, 5.81 ERA)
LINE: Orioles -131; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Anthony Santander is riding a 10-game hitting streak as Baltimore readies to play Texas.
The Orioles are 22-48 on their home turf. Baltimore has a team on-base percentage of .307, led by Trey Mancini with a mark of .347.
The Rangers are 30-44 on the road. Texas has slugged .428 this season. Danny Santana leads the club with a .540 slugging percentage, including 51 extra-base hits and 24 home runs. The Rangers won the last meeting 3-1. Kolby Allard notched his fourth victory and Nick Solak went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Texas. John Means took his 10th loss for Baltimore.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mancini leads the Orioles with 62 extra base hits and is slugging .515. Santander is 17-for-41 with three doubles, five home runs and 12 RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 4-6, .287 batting average, 3.53 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Rangers: 5-5, .208 batting average, 3.93 ERA, outscored by nine runs
Orioles Injuries: Josh Rogers: (elbow), Alex Cobb: (lumbar strain).