Boston Purple Sox (19-13, first within the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (15-16, fifth within the AL East)
Baltimore; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Purple Sox: Eduardo Rodriguez (4-0, 4.18 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 31 strikeouts) Orioles: Matt Harvey (3-1, 4.07 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Orioles +145, Purple Sox -166; over/beneath is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Baltimore heads into the matchup after a dominant efficiency by John Means. Means threw 9 innings, surrendering zero runs on with 12 strikeouts in opposition to Seattle.
The Orioles are 6-7 in opposition to AL East opponents. Baltimore has a collective on-base proportion of .286, led by Cedric Mullins with a mark of .373.
The Purple Sox are 7-4 in opposition to opponents from the AL East. The Boston offense has compiled a .268 batting common as a staff this season, good for first within the MLB. Xander Bogaerts leads the staff with a mean of .356.
The Purple Sox gained the final assembly 14-9. Nick Pivetta recorded his second victory and J.D. Martinez went 4-for-6 with three residence runs and 4 RBIs for Boston. Jorge Lopez registered his second loss for Baltimore.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mullins leads the Orioles with 39 hits and has 11 RBIs.
Bogaerts leads the Purple Sox with 42 hits and is batting .356.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 6-4, .230 batting common, 3.74 ERA
Purple Sox: 6-4, .242 batting common, 3.89 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
INJURIES: Orioles: Mac Sceroler: (shoulder), Hunter Harvey: (indirect), Anthony Santander: (ankle), Chris Davis: (again).
Purple Sox: Chris Sale: (elbow), Ryan Brasier: (left calf), Kike Hernandez: (proper hamstring), Christian Arroyo: (hand).