Baltimore Orioles (51-105, fifth in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (63-93, fourth in the AL East)
Toronto; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Chandler Shepherd (0-0, 4.91 ERA) Blue Jays: Clay Buchholz (1-5, 6.48 ERA)
LINE: Blue Jays -147; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: AL East rivals Toronto and Baltimore will play on Monday.
The Blue Jays are 29-41 against AL East teams. The Toronto offence has compiled a .237 batting average as a team this season, last in the league. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the team with an average of .276.
The Orioles are 21-49 against opponents from the AL East. Baltimore hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .307 this season, led by Trey Mancini with a mark of .353.
TOP PERFORMERS: Randal Grichuk leads the Blue Jays with 63 extra base hits and is batting .235. Billy McKinney is 4-for-17 with two home runs and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Toronto.
Mancini leads the Orioles with 93 RBIs and is batting .286. Jonathan Villar is 11-for-43 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs and four RBIs over the last 10 games for Baltimore.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jays: 6-4, .267 batting average, 6.13 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Orioles: 4-6, .252 batting average, 4.82 ERA, outscored by three runs
Blue Jays Injuries: Matt Shoemaker: (knee), Tim Mayza: (ucl), Ryan Borucki: (elbow), Devon Travis: (knee), Bo Bichette: (concussion).
Orioles Injuries: Josh Rogers: (elbow), Alex Cobb: (lumbar strain), Mason Williams: (undisclosed).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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