In a game that has the potential for a lot of runs, Ubaldo Jimenez (2-4, 5.60 ERA) and the Baltimore Orioles (25-15) are in Los Angeles to take on Jered Weaver (3-3, 5.76 ERA) and the Angels (19-23). This is the last of a three-game series at Angel Stadium. The Orioles won the last game 3-1, and Baltimore leads the series 2-0. Action begins at 3:35 p.m. ET on Sunday, May. 22 and can be seen on MAS2 and FSW.
Weaver pitched 7.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering four runs (one unearned), striking out two and walking two in a 5-1 defeat to the Dodgers. Mike Trout (.323, 29 Rs, 10 HRs, 31 RBIs, 4 SBs) went 1 for 5 yesterday with one run. Jimenez went 4.1 innings, surrendering six runs, striking out four and walking four in a 10-0 defeat to the Mariners in his most recent start. Manny Machado (.323, 33 Rs, 12 HRs, 26 RBIs) has been successful at the plate, going 2 for 4 yesterday with three runs, one home run, and one RBI.
The Orioles are a -115 road favorite with a total of 9.
Pick - LAA
After last game's shutout win against Baltimore, the Angels now have two shutouts this season. The Orioles have been shut out in three games this season.
The Angels didn't score any runs in their last game. The Orioles have a 2-0 record when they don't allow any runs.
When they are outhit, the Angels are 2-20. The Orioles have a 7-11 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking first in home runs, Baltimore has hit 61 this season. Los Angeles ranks 28th with 36 home runs.
Los Angeles and Baltimore both rank in the bottom half of the league in walks. Los Angeles sits at 17th with 129 this season and Baltimore ranks 19th with 124.
When the Angels hit at least one home run, they are 14-9, well-matched with the Orioles who are 20-7 when hitting one or more homers.