Means expected to start for the Orioles against Tigers

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
 
Posted9/16/2019 7:00 AM

Baltimore Orioles (49-100, fifth in the AL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (44-104, fifth in the AL Central)

Detroit; Monday, 4 p.m. EDT

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: John Means (10-10, 3.47 ERA) Tigers: Tyler Alexander (0-3, 5.40 ERA)

LINE: Orioles -137; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Both Baltimore and Detroit are looking to clinch a series win with a victory.

The Tigers are 20-54 in home games. Detroit has a collective on-base percentage of .295, last in the MLB. Miguel Cabrera leads the team with a mark of .347.

The Orioles have gone 26-48 away from home. Baltimore is slugging .411 as a unit. Trey Mancini leads the team with a slugging percentage of .517. The Orioles won the last meeting 8-2. Asher Wojciechowski recorded his third victory and Rio Ruiz went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Baltimore. Edwin Jackson registered his 10th loss for Detroit.

TOP PERFORMERS: Niko Goodrum leads the Tigers with 44 extra base hits and is batting .248. Christin Stewart is 12-for-35 with two doubles, three home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Detroit.

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Mancini leads the Orioles with 66 extra base hits and is batting .278. Pedro Severino is 6-for-16 with a double, two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 3-7, .264 batting average, 6.48 ERA, outscored by 26 runs

Orioles: 3-7, .241 batting average, 5.07 ERA, outscored by 10 runs

Tigers Injuries: Tyson Ross: (nerve), Matt Moore: (knee), Blaine Hardy: (elbow), Michael Fulmer: (elbow), JaCoby Jones: (wrist), Niko Goodrum: (groin), Miguel Cabrera: (knee).

Orioles Injuries: Josh Rogers: (elbow), Alex Cobb: (lumbar strain).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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