Orioles host the Blue Jays in first of 3-game series

October 3, 2022 GMT

Toronto Blue Jays (90-69, second in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (82-77, fourth in the AL East)

Baltimore; Monday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (11-7, 5.37 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 144 strikeouts); Orioles: Dean Kremer (8-6, 3.17 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 83 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jays -136, Orioles +115; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Baltimore Orioles host the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday to start a three-game series.

Baltimore has a 44-34 record at home and an 82-77 record overall. The Orioles rank eighth in the AL with 170 total home runs, averaging 1.1 per game.

Toronto has a 43-35 record in road games and a 90-69 record overall. The Blue Jays have a 30-19 record in games decided by one run.

Monday’s game is the 17th time these teams meet this season. The season series is tied 8-8.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony Santander has 24 doubles and 33 home runs for the Orioles. Ryan Mountcastle is 11-for-38 with two doubles and a triple over the last 10 games.

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George Springer has 22 doubles, four triples, 25 home runs and 76 RBI for the Blue Jays. Teoscar Hernandez is 14-for-39 with five doubles and five home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 4-6, .263 batting average, 5.11 ERA, outscored by five runs

Blue Jays: 6-4, .274 batting average, 3.54 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs

INJURIES: Orioles: Ramon Urias: 10-Day IL (knee), Tyler Wells: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Means: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Blue Jays: Kevin Gausman: day-to-day (finger), Santiago Espinal: 10-Day IL (oblique), Lourdes Gurriel Jr.: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Tayler Saucedo: 60-Day IL (hip), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60-Day IL (forearm), Nate Pearson: 60-Day IL (mono)

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