Lopez expected to start as Orioles host the Indians

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Cleveland Indians (31-25, second in the AL Central) vs. Baltimore Orioles (20-38, fifth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Cal Quantrill (0-1, 2.08 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 25 strikeouts) Orioles: Jorge Lopez (1-6, 5.29 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, 52 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE:

The Orioles are 9-20 on their home turf. Baltimore has a team on-base percentage of .297, led by Cedric Mullins with a mark of .377.

The Indians are 17-13 on the road. Cleveland hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .288 this season, led by Jose Ramirez with a mark of .341.

The Indians won the last meeting 10-4. Aaron Civale recorded his eighth victory and Harold Ramirez went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs for Cleveland. John Means registered his second loss for Baltimore.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trey Mancini leads the Orioles with 11 home runs and is slugging .500.

Jose Ramirez leads the Indians with 53 hits and has 32 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 3-7, .221 batting average, 3.95 ERA, outscored by 11 runs

Indians: 5-5, .241 batting average, 4.79 ERA, outscored by four runs

INJURIES: Orioles: Mac Sceroler: (shoulder), John Means: (shoulder), Austin Hays: (hamstring), Richie Martin: (wrist), Chris Davis: (back).

Indians: Zach Plesac: (thumb), Cam Hill: (wrist), Jordan Luplow: (ankle), Franmil Reyes: (side), Roberto Perez: (finger).

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

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