Ellis expected to start for the Orioles against Blue Jays

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Baltimore Orioles (40-89, fifth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (68-61, fourth in the AL East)

Toronto; Monday, 7:07 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Chris Ellis (1-0, 3.86 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 10 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Robbie Ray (9-5, 2.72 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 192 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -292, Orioles +239; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Toronto and Baltimore will meet on Monday.

The Blue Jays are 34-29 in home games in 2020. Toronto has slugged .450 this season. George Springer leads the team with a mark of .610.

The Orioles are 21-45 on the road. Baltimore hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .302 this season, led by Cedric Mullins with a mark of .368.

The Blue Jays won the last meeting 10-2. Hyun Jin Ryu recorded his eighth victory and Bo Bichette went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs for Toronto. Matt Harvey took his 10th loss for Baltimore.

TOP PERFORMERS: Marcus Semien leads the Blue Jays with 68 extra base hits and is batting .268.

Mullins leads the Orioles with 150 hits and has 48 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 5-5, .238 batting average, 2.52 ERA, outscored by four runs

Orioles: 2-8, .272 batting average, 6.17 ERA, outscored by nine runs

INJURIES: Blue Jays: Kirby Yates: (elbow), Ross Stripling: (abdominal), David Phelps: (right lat), Julian Merryweather: (oblique), Carl Edwards Jr.: (abdominal), A.J. Cole: (neck), Anthony Castro: (ulnar nerve), George Springer: (knee), Santiago Espinal: (hip), Cavan Biggio: (back), Danny Jansen: (hamstring).

Orioles: Bruce Zimmermann: (ankle), Travis Lakins Sr.: (elbow), Hunter Harvey: (lat).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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