The Toronto Blue Jays conclude a three-game series on the road Wednesday against the Baltimore Orioles. Toronto is 60-49 following its 7-4 loss to Baltimore on Monday in the opening game of the series. the Blue Jays have lost three out of the last four and have dropped to 10 ½ games behind the first-place New York Yankees in the American League East.
Left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr is batting .312 to lead Toronto, while catcher Alejandro Kirk is the leader in on-base percentage at .384. First baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr is the leader in home runs with 23, RBIs with 68 and hits with 120. On Wednesday, the Toronto Blue Jays will send Jose Berrios to the mound. The right-hander is 8-4 with a 5.19 ERA, 107 Ks and 29 BBs.
The Baltimore Orioles improved to 57-52 following their three-run victory over Toronto on Monday. Baltimore hit four home runs in the win, and the Orioles have won six of the last seven. Baltimore is tied for third in the chase for one of the two wild-card spots in the American League but only a half-game behind second place Tampa Bay. The Orioles are fourth in the American League East, 13 ½ games behind first place New York.
Right fielder Anthony Santander is batting .259 to lead Baltimore with team highs in home runs with 20, RBIs with 60 and on-base percentage at .338. Center fielder Cedric Mullins is the leader in hits with 109. On Wednesday, the Baltimore Orioles will send Dean Kremer to the mound. The left-hander is 4-3 with a 3.43 ERA, 43 Ks and 14 BBs.