The Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles meet Tuesday in MLB action at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Tampa Bay Rays have scored 13 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 6 of their last 9 games. The Rays have won 13 of their last 14 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Randy Arozarena leads the Rays with 43 hits and 30 RBI, while Wander Franco and Yandy Diaz have combined for 80 hits and 40 RBI. Zach Eflin gets the ball, and he is 4-0 with a 2.25 ERA and 31 strikeouts this season. Eflin is 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
The Baltimore Orioles have scored 6 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 7 of their last 10 games. The Orioles have won 11 of their last 14 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Ryan Mountcastle leads the Orioles with 38 hits and 26 RBI, while Adley Rutschman and Anthony Santander have combined for 68 hits and 38 RBI. Grayson Rodriguez gets the ball, and he is 1-0 with a 5.46 ERA and 37 strikeouts this season. This will be Rodriguez’s first career game against the Rays.
The Rays are 4-1 in their last 5 Tuesday games and 5-1 in their last 6 road games. The Orioles are 6-1 in their last 7 home games and 4-1 in their last 5 Tuesday games. The under is 3-1-1 in Rays last 5 during game 2 of a series. The over is 7-3 in Orioles last 10 overall. The Rays are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Baltimore and 36-15 in the last 51 meetings.
The Tampa Bay Rays are just way too consistent to bet against, and I don't think that changes here with Zach Eflin on the mound, who has been incredible through 28 innings. The Baltimore Orioles offense has been sharp this year, but Grayson Rodriguez has had his issues through 28 innings. Cheap price. How do you not take the Rays at this price.