Baltimore Orioles (24-34, fourth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (31-27, third in the AL East)
Buffalo, New York; Saturday, 6:37 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Baltimore: John Means (2-3, 5.02 ERA) Toronto: Matt Shoemaker (0-1, 4.71 ERA)
LINE: Blue Jays favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto and Baltimore will meet on Saturday.
The Blue Jays are 21-17 against opponents from the AL East. Toronto's team on-base percentage of .326 is third in the American League. Cavan Biggio leads the lineup with an OBP of .373.
The Orioles are 13-25 against teams from the AL East. The Baltimore offence has compiled a .259 batting average as a team this season, good for seventh in the American League. Jose Iglesias leads the team with an average of .370.
TOP PERFORMERS: Teoscar Hernandez leads the Blue Jays with 23 extra base hits and is batting .294.
Rio Ruiz leads the Orioles with 31 RBIs and is batting .226.
INJURIES: Blue Jays: Jacob Waguespack: (back), Trent Thornton: (right elbow), Jordan Romano: (finger), Julian Merryweather: (elbow), Ken Giles: (right elbow), Rafael Dolis: (knee), Yennsy Diaz: (lat), Derek Fisher: (knee), Rowdy Tellez: (knee).
Orioles: Dillon Tate: (finger), Evan Phillips: (right elbow), Wade LeBlanc: (elbow), Anthony Santander: (right oblique), Trey Mancini: ( tumour ), Richie Martin: (wrist), Chris Davis: (left knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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