Baltimore Orioles at Pittsburgh Pirates 3/22/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions
The Baltimore Orioles will continue their 2022 spring training schedule with a visit to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday. Baltimore is 0-2-1 in its first three spring training games. Baltimore was defeated by the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Sunday and will play the Minnesota Twins Monday before visiting Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Prior to losing to Boston, Baltimore tied New York 3-3 and lost its spring training opener to the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5.
Yusniel Diaz is averaging only .200 at the plate for Baltimore but has the Orioles only home run of spring training through the first three games. Richie Martin is leading Baltimore in RBIs with three. Ryan Mountcastle and Anthony Bemboom each have two hits to lead the Orioles. Baltimore's pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.15 and a WHIP of 1.19.
Pittsburgh is 2-1 through the first three games of the spring training season and will play the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday. The Pirates were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday 10-4. In Sunday's loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Pirates were led at the plate by Mason Martin with a pair of hits, including a home run and one RBI. Suffering the loss for Pittsburgh was Dillon Peters, who pitched two innings and gave up two earned runs.
Through the first three games of spring training, Diego Castillo has three hits to lead Pittsburgh while batting .750. Ben Gamel, Greg Allen, Cole Tucker and two others each have hit one home run for the Pirates. The leaders in RBIs are Gamel and Endy Rodriguez with two apiece. As a team Pittsburgh has a batting average of .237. On the mound, Pittsburgh has a team ERA of 5.54 and WHIP of 1.23.
Through its Sunday loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, the Pittsburgh Pirates have won two of their first three spring training outings, while Baltimore has struggled at 0-2-1. Pittsburgh has a team batting average of .237 and has shown some power with eight home runs through the first three games of spring training. Baltimore is struggling at the plate with a team batting average of only .220 and the Orioles have hit just one home run thus far. Final Score Prediction, Pittsburgh Pirates win 5-2.