In the first of a three-game series between the Baltimore Orioles (72-61) and the New York Yankees (69-63) at Camden Yards, Dylan Bundy (7-5, 3.71 ERA) and Chad Green (2-3, 4.09 ERA) get the start. The game gets underway at 7:05 p.m. ET on Friday, Sep. 2 and will air on MASN and YES.
In his last start, Bundy pitched 4.0 innings, giving up five runs, striking out six and walking three in a 13-5 loss to the Yankees. Mark Trumbo (.253, 77 Rs, 40 HRs, 96 RBIs, 2 SBs) went 1 for 4 Wednesday. The Yankees were victorious the last time Green pitched. He struggled, going 4.2 innings, allowing four runs, striking out four and walking two in a 13-5 victory over the Orioles. Carlos Beltran (.293, 62 Rs, 25 HRs, 75 RBIs) has been doing well offensively for the Yankees, going 2 for 4 Wednesday with two runs.
The Orioles are 28-25 against their divisional rivals, while the Yankees are 21-28 against their division.
New York has won 54% (37-31) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Baltimore has won 61% (36-23) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Yankees managed to give up four walks in their last game. They'll have to pick it up against the Orioles who are heading in with a 26-18 record against opponents who give up that many walks or more.
When they outhit their opponents, the Orioles are 47-9. The Yankees have a 54-8 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 20th, New York sits in the bottom half of the league in runs, scoring 567 this season. Baltimore ranks in the top 10 at ninth with 624.
Ranking 23rd, New York is near the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.723). Baltimore ranks in the top five with an OPS of .771.
The Yankees are 41-51 when they allow at least one home run. The Orioles perform similarly when they allow one or more homers with a 42-49 record.