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    The Baltimore Orioles (24-13) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (21-17) meet on Friday at 7:05 PM ET. The Orioles are moneyline favorites (-155) against the underdog Pirates (+135). Kyle Bradish takes the mound first for Baltimore, and Johan Oviedo is Pittsburgh’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Orioles vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Friday, May 12, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
    • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
    • Stadium: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
    Orioles vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Orioles -155 8

    How Do I Watch the Orioles vs. the Pirates?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Orioles Stats & Trends

    Orioles Batting

    • The Orioles are 14th in baseball with 42 total home runs.
    • Baltimore is 13th in MLB with a .252 batting average.
    • The Orioles rank sixth in MLB with an on-base percentage of .334.
    • Baltimore strikes out 8.2 times per game, the ninth-fewest mark in the majors.
    • The Orioles have hit 15 homers at home this season (0.9 per game).
    • Baltimore has a .400 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.1 hits per game and is batting .253.

    Orioles Key Batters

    • Cedric Mullins is hitting .248 with seven doubles, two triples, four home runs and 21 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .351 while slugging .421.
    • He ranks 96th in batting average, 62nd in on-base percentage, and 86th in slugging among all qualified hitters in the majors.
    • Mullins hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .222 with two doubles and a walk.
    • Adley Rutschman leads Baltimore with an OBP of .408 this season while batting .274 with 32 walks and 18 runs scored. He’s slugging .422.
    • He ranks 55th in batting average, 13th in on-base percentage and 84th in slugging in the majors.
    • Rutschman enters this matchup looking to extend his two-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .133 with a home run, four walks and two RBI.
    • Ryan Mountcastle has hit eight homers with a team-high .471 SLG this season.
    • Jorge Mateo leads Baltimore in total hits (29) this season while batting .282 with 12 extra-base hits.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates have hit 39 homers this season, which ranks 19th in the league.
    • Pittsburgh ranks 15th in MLB with a .245 team batting average.
    • The Pirates have an OBP of .328 this season, which ranks 10th in MLB.
    • Pittsburgh ranks 11th in strikeouts per game (8.3) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 19 road contests this season.
    • In 19 road games this season, it is slugging .445 with 72 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.9 base hits per game and batting .256 on the road this season.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has put up a team-high .522 slugging percentage. He’s batting .297 with an on-base percentage of .338.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, his batting average ranks 30th, his on-base percentage ranks 72nd, and he is 30th in slugging.
    • Andrew McCutchen is batting .255 with five doubles, seven home runs and 21 walks. He’s slugging .491 with an on-base percentage of .370.
    • His batting average is 87th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 42nd, and he is 47th in slugging.
    • Carlos Santana has 11 doubles, two home runs and 18 walks while batting .246.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes is hitting .246 with nine doubles, two triples, a home run and 13 walks.

    Orioles vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Kyle Bradish (BAL) Pitcher Johan Oviedo (PIT)
    1 – 1 W/L 2 – 3
    19.2 IP 37
    5.95 ERA 5.59
    1.729 WHIP 1.622
    8.2 K/9 8.0
    4.1 BB/9 3.6

    Orioles vs. Pirates Injury Updates

    • Orioles: Ramón Urías: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Mychal Givens: 15 Day IL (Knee), Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Pirates: Vince Velásquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Rob Zastryzny: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Chase De Jong: 15 Day IL (Knee), Wil Crowe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Ji-Man Choi: 60 Day IL (Achilles), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Jarlin García: 60 Day IL (Arm), Max Kranick: 60 Day IL (Elbow), JT Brubaker: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Orioles and Pirates (Last 10 Games)


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