AL East Division rivals will battle on Wednesday afternoon, when the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles complete their series from Camden Yards. On Tuesday, Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi each went deep to power Boston to a 6-4 victory. The Red Sox are 24 games above .500 overall and in a virtual tie with New York for first place.
Dominant left-hander Chris Sale (5-4 2.83 ERA) will look to get back into the winning column in this matchup. Sale has dropped three straight starts and he has allowed 11 runs over his last 18 plus innings of work.
The Baltimore Orioles have lost 47 of their first 66 games and are the only team in the majors that has yet to win 20 games. Last night, SP David Hess was tagged for five runs in three plus innings and took the loss. Craig Gentry and Adam Jones had two hits apiece for the Orioles in a losing effort.
Baltimore skipper Buck Showalter will give the ball to veteran righty Andrew Cashner (2-8 4.98 ERA) in the series finale. Cashner has lost three straight starts and has been tagged for 11 runs over his last 17 frames.