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    Austin Hays sits at 98 hits this season, and will try to collect his 100th when his Baltimore Orioles (58-53) take on the Tampa Bay Rays (58-52) on Friday at 7:10 PM ET. The Orioles are the underdog (+129) in this contest against the Rays (-152). Tampa Bay’s Corey Kluber starts against Baltimore’s Austin Voth.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Orioles

    • Game Day: Friday, August 12, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
    • Stadium: Tropicana Field
    Rays vs Orioles Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -152 7.5

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays average 0.9 home runs per game to rank 24th in baseball with 99 total home runs .
    • The Rays have the 20th-ranked batting average in the majors (.238).
    • The Rays rank 22nd in baseball with a .307 on-base percentage.
    • The Rays’ 8.9 strikeouts per game rank 23rd in the league.
    • The Rays average 0.9 homers per home game this season (51 total at home).
    • The Rays are averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .384 at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 7.6 hits per game and is batting .235.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay in OBP (.390) this season, fueled by 93 hits.
    • Diaz ranks 43rd in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage, and 111th in slugging among all qualifying hitters in baseball.
    • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in slugging percentage (.422) thanks to 39 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualified hitters, Arozarena’s batting average ranks him 73rd, his on-base percentage 99th, and his slugging percentage 77th.
    • David Peralta leads Tampa Bay with 79 hits. He is batting .254 this season and 35 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
    • Peralta takes a six-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is batting .300 with three doubles, a walk and four RBI.
    • Isaac Paredes has 14 home runs, 31 RBI and a batting average of .217 this season.

    Orioles Stats & Trends

    Orioles Batting

    • The Orioles’ 115 home runs rank 15th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Orioles have a team batting average of .237 this season, which ranks 22nd among MLB teams.
    • The Orioles have an on-base percentage of .306 this season, which ranks 24th in the league.
    • The Orioles rank 19th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.7 whiffs per contest.
    • In 57 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 63 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • They are slugging .396 in 57 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .234 with eight base hits per contest.

    Orioles Key Batters

    • Cedric Mullins has accumulated a slugging percentage of .391, a team-best for the Orioles.
    • Including all qualifying players in the majors, Mullins ranks 61st in batting average, 88th in on-base percentage and 105th in slugging percentage.
    • Mullins hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .263 with a double, a walk and an RBI.
    • Anthony Santander has collected 100 hits with a .339 on-base percentage to pace his team in both.
    • Santander is currently 69th in batting average, 59th in on-base percentage and 40th in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters.
    • Hays is hitting .261 with 24 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 23 walks.
    • Ryan Mountcastle is hitting .259 with 24 doubles, 15 home runs and 25 walks.

    Rays vs. Orioles Probable Pitchers

    Kluber Voth
    21 GS 8
    7-6 W-L 2-1
    4.05 ERA 5.53
    111.0 IP 55.1
    16 BB 17
    99 SO 54

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