Kevin Gausman (1-2, 4.20) will try to power the Orioles to another victory over Detroit while hoping to get better run support.
The Orioles are looking to match their longest win streak of the year tonight in the opener of a four-game series at Camden Yards.
Miguel Gonzalez (8-6, 4.21) will try to help prevent Baltimore from matching its longest skid of the season as he faces the Rays for the fourth time in 2015.
Masahiro Tanaka (7-3) won his third straight start, allowing three solo homers and a pair of doubles in 7 2-3 innings to help New York to its ninth win in 11 games.
Baltimore staggered into the All-Star break on level ground following a wild roller-coaster ride marred by erratic play, with losses in 10 of its last 13.
Baltimore’s Wei-Yin Chen (4-4, 2.82) hasn’t lost in six starts, though he has surrendered two solo shots in each of his last three.
Baltimore ranks among the AL leaders in runs, batting average and slugging percentage, but that hasn’t been apparent recently.
After coming up short on their first attempt, the Texas Rangers should feel confident about clinching their first series win over the Baltimore Orioles in three years.
Each team and summer has these stories. Here are three from the Orioles summer of 2015.
Offensive problems could again crop up Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles, who sent the Red Sox into a tailspin with a dominant sweep earlier this month.
After dropping two straight road games, the Toronto Blue Jays have rebounded by continuing their success at Rogers Centre. They’ll look to win nine straight at home for the first time in 17 seasons Friday night in the series opener against the Baltimore Orioles.
Orioles Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations joined the Vinny and Rob Show on Thursday.