Eflin expected to start as Philadelphia hosts Baltimore

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August 12, 2020 9:24 AM

Baltimore Orioles (8-7, third in the AL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (5-7, third in the AL East)

Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT - GAME HUB

PITCHING PROBABLES

Orioles: Wade LeBlanc (1-0, 6.91 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 8 strikeouts) Phillies: Zach Eflin (0-0, .00 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 5 strikeouts)

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LINE

Phillies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 1/2 runs

 

BOTTOM LINE

The Baltimore Orioles visit the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.

The Phillies went 45-36 in home games in 2019. Philadelphia pitchers had a WHIP of 1.37 last year while striking out 8.6 hitters per game.

The Orioles finished 29-52 in road games in 2019. Baltimore hit .246 as a team last year while averaging 8.5 hits per game.

The teams meet for the first time this year. Baltimore leads the season series 1-0.

INJURIES

Phillies: David Robertson: (elbow), Reggie McClain: (shoulder), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow).

Orioles: Dillon Tate: (forearm), Hunter Harvey: (elbow), Trey Mancini: (tumor), Richie Martin: (wrist).