Tyler Wilson (2-4, 3.83 ERA) and the Baltimore Orioles (31-22) go up against Ivan Nova (3-3, 3.98 ERA) and the New York Yankees (25-29) in the second of a three-game division series at Camden Yards. The Orioles won the last game 6-5, and Baltimore leads the series 1-0. The game gets underway at 7:15 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jun. 4 and will air on FOX.
In his most recent outing, Wilson pitched 6.2 innings, allowing three runs, striking out four and walking two in a 7-2 loss to the Red Sox. Mark Trumbo (.297, 33 Rs, 17 HRs, 42 RBIs, 1 SB) continued his strong season yesterday, going 3 for 4 with two runs. The Yankees were unsuccessful against the Blue Jays 4-2 the last time Nova pitched. He went 6.0 innings, allowing four runs, striking out four and walking one. Carlos Beltran (.269, 28 Rs, 13 HRs, 33 RBIs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run, one home run, and two RBIs.
Oddsmakers have deemed this game an Orioles -125 matchup and the Over/Under (O/U) is 9 at the moment.
In their previous four games this season, the Orioles have a 3-1 record.
Predictions: SU Winner - BAL
The Orioles sit at 12-7 against the division, while the Yankees are struggling at 9-16.
New York has won 50% (15-15) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Baltimore has won 74% (17-6) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Yankees are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Orioles have a 4-5 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
When they outhit their opponents, the Orioles are 19-4. The Yankees have a 17-2 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 26th in runs, New York has earned 203 this season. Baltimore ranks 11th with 249 runs.
Baltimore and New York both rank in the bottom half of the league in walks. Baltimore sits at 17th with 167 this season and New York ranks 19th with 160.
When the Orioles hit at least one home run, they are 25-10. When the Yankees hit at least one homer, they have an 18-17 record.