Preview: Ryne Stanek opens things up for Rays in Game 2 in Baltimore


TV: FOX Sports Sun

TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.

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Tampa Bay Rays (21-11, first in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (11-22, fifth in the AL East)

PITCHING PROBABLES

Rays: Ryne Stanek (0-1, 2.81 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 14 strikeouts)

Orioles: Dylan Bundy (0-4, 6.67 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 34 strikeouts)

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BOTTOM LINE

The Orioles are 7-10 against the rest of their division. Baltimore has a team on-base percentage of .302, last in the American League. Trey Mancini leads the club with a mark of .380.

The Rays are 7-5 against AL Tampa Bay’s team on-base percentage of .333 is third in the American League. Tommy Pham leads the club with an OBP of .415. The Rays won the last meeting 7-0. Tyler Glasnow recorded his sixth victory and Mike Zunino went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs for Tampa Bay. Dan Straily took his second loss for Baltimore.

TOP PERFORMERS

Mancini leads the Orioles with six home runs and has 14 RBIs. Dwight Smith Jr. is 12-for-37 with two doubles, a home run and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.

Brandon Lowe leads the Rays with 15 extra base hits and is slugging .594. Austin Meadows is 18-for-40 with three doubles, a triple, four home runs and 13 RBIs over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.

LAST 10 GAMES

Orioles: 3-7, .247 batting average, 5.25 ERA, outscored by 25 runs

Rays: 7-3, .241 batting average, 3.27 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs

Orioles Injuries: Nate Karns: 10-day IL (forearm), Alex Cobb: 10-day IL (lumbar strain), Richard Bleier: 10-day IL (lat), Mark Trumbo: 60-day IL (knee).

Rays Injuries: Hunter Wood: 10-day IL (shoulder), Jose De Leon: 60-day IL (elbow), Anthony Banda: 60-day IL (elbow), Austin Meadows: 10-day IL (thumb), Joey Wendle: 10-day IL (wrist), Matt Duffy: 10-day IL (back).

Source: Fox Sports

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