Cleveland; Thursday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Grayson Rodriguez (0-0); Guardians: TBD
BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Guardians host the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday to begin a four-game series.
Cleveland has a 72-81 record overall and a 39-36 record in home games. The Guardians have the fifth-ranked team ERA in the AL at 3.95.
Baltimore is 50-27 on the road and 95-57 overall. The Orioles have the seventh-ranked team on-base percentage in the AL at .322.
The matchup Thursday is the fourth time these teams match up this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jose Ramirez leads the Guardians with a .275 batting average, and has 34 doubles, five triples, 24 home runs, 69 walks and 78 RBI. Josh Naylor is 15-for-40 with a home run and eight RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Guardians: 4-6, .274 batting average, 3.45 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs
Orioles: 5-5, .243 batting average, 3.66 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
The Associated Press