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    Jesus Aguilar sits at 98 hits this season, and will try to get his 100th when the Baltimore Orioles (69-61) square off against the Oakland Athletics (49-83) on Friday at 7:05 PM ET. The Orioles are favored (-170) over the Athletics (+144). Baltimore has Dean Kremer starting, while Oakland will counter with JP Sears.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Orioles vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Friday, September 2, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
    • Stadium: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
    Orioles vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Orioles -170 8

    Orioles Stats & Trends

    Orioles Batting

    • The Orioles rank 15th in MLB play with 137 total home runs.
    • The Orioles have the 21st-ranked batting average in the majors (.236).
    • The Orioles are 25th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .303.
    • The Orioles strike out 8.7 times per game, the No. 19 mark in the league.
    • The Orioles average 1.0 home run per game when playing at home this season (61 total in home contests).
    • The Orioles are averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .392 in home contests.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.0 hits per game and is batting .242.

    Orioles Key Batters

    • Anthony Santander has 118 hits and an OBP of .335, both of which are tops among Baltimore hitters this season.
    • Among qualified hitters, Santander ranks 74th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 65th, and he is 36th in slugging.
    • Santander hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .235 with a double, two home runs, three walks and three RBI.
    • Cedric Mullins has hit 12 homers this season while driving in 50 runs. He’s batting .264 this season.
    • Mullins is 60th in batting average, 81st in on-base percentage and 91st in slugging among qualifying batters.
    • Mullins brings a two-game streak with at least one hit into this one. During his last five outings he is hitting .200 with a home run, a walk and an RBI.
    • Austin Hays has 111 hits this season and has a slash line of .252/.308/.425.
    • Ryan Mountcastle has been key for Baltimore with 109 hits, an OBP of .290 plus a slugging percentage of .424.
    • Mountcastle enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .118 with a home run, a walk and two RBI.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics rank 27th in Major League Baseball with just 111 home runs as a team.
    • The Athletics have a team batting average of just .216 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Athletics have an on-base percentage of .281 this season, which ranks last in the league.
    • The Athletics rank 15th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.4 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 71 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 66 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .374 in 66 road games this season.
    • In 66 road games this season, they have a batting average of .228 while averaging 7.7 base hits per contest.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Sean Murphy has accumulated 112 hits with a .339 on-base percentage and a .449 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Athletics.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Murphy ranks 72nd in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 55th and he is 50th in slugging.
    • Murphy hopes to build on a four-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .316 with a home run, three walks and five RBI.
    • Seth Brown is batting .224 with 22 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 35 walks.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Brown’s batting average puts him 128th, his on-base percentage ranks 126th, and he is 78th in slugging.
    • Tony Kemp is hitting .226 with 21 doubles, four home runs and 38 walks.
    • Chad Pinder is hitting .232 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 12 walks.

    Orioles vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Kremer Sears
    15 GS 6
    6-4 W-L 5-1
    3.24 ERA 2.28
    83.1 IP 43.1
    18 BB 13
    62 SO 26
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