The New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles square off in Camden Yards tonight for the second of their three game set. David Phelps and Zach Britton will get the starts respectively. For the latest MLB odds check out Top Bet sportsbook.
The Yankees lost yesterday 4-3 to the Orioles leaving them 5.5 games behind the Red Sox for first place in the AL East. They have now lost three games in a row and bring an even 19-19 road record into tonight’s contest. They are really struggling to hit the ball with 96 million dollars worth of salary on the disabled list. Phelps brings a 5-4 record and 4.01 ERA into tonight’s game. He won his last start against the Rays, tossing 5 2/3 innings giving up eight hits and just two earned runs while striking out four. In his last appearance on the road he last just six innings giving up nine hits and four earned runs and received the loss.
The Orioles are 3.5 games in front of Boston for first place in the division and have won two games in a row. They are 23-17 at home this season and have won five of their last ten. Zach Britton will pitch his fourth game this season and brings a 1-2 record into tonight’s game. He lost his last start against the Indians lasting just five innings and giving up six hits and three earned runs. His previous two starts were on the road against Detroit and Seattle.
Both of these teams usually give each other a good battle but Baltimore has a lot more to offer offensively. To take the Orioles Click Here.