Pitching Probables: Orioles: Bruce Zimmerman (2-1, 1.78 ERA, 1.12 whips, 30 strikeouts); Tigers: Michael Pineda (1-2, 3.43 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 12 strikeouts)
fanduel sportsbook Line: Tigers -120, Orioles +101; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
Bottom line: The Detroit Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the latest game of the series against the Baltimore Orioles.
Detroit is 10-23 on aggregate and 6-13 at home. The Tigers have a 4-1 record in games when they scored five or more runs.
Baltimore has a 9–7 record in home games and a 14–19 record overall. The Orioles have the team batting seventh in the AL at .233.
Matchup Saturday is the second time these teams are hitting boundaries this season.
Top Performers: Austin Meadows has four doubles and two triples for the Tigers. Miguel Cabrera is 11-for-35 in the last 10 games with three doubles, one home run and five RBIs.
Cedric Mullins has eight doubles, one triple and five home runs for the Orioles. Trey Mancini is 16-for-39 with home runs and four RBIs in the last 10 games.
Last 10 games: Tigers: 2-8, .201 batting average, 3.66 ERA, 16 runs outscore
Orioles: 6-4, .273 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscore by one run
Injuries: Tigers: Tyler Alexander: 15-Day IL (elbow), Kelly Funkhauser: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Victor Reyes: 10-Day IL (Quadricep), Matt Manning: 10-Day IL (Shoulder), Casey Miz : 10-day IL (elbow), Spencer Turnbull: 60-day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-day IL (elbow), Jose Cisnero: 60-day IL (shoulder)
Orioles: Ryan Mountcastle: 10-Day IL (Wrist/Forearm), Chris Ellis: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Ramon Urius: Day-Day (Unknown), Alexander Wells: 10-Day IL (Elbow), John Mean: 60-day IL (elbow), Dean Kramer: 10-day IL (oblique)