Orioles vs. Rays MLB Game Preview (6/7/24): Starting Lineups, Player Stats, & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 7, 2024
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The Baltimore Orioles are scheduled to play against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 7, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL at 6:50 p.m ET. The game will be broadcast on MASN. MLB Betting Odds favor the Orioles at -114 on the moneyline, with the Rays close behind at -105. This AL East matchup promises competitive action for MLB fans and bettors alike.

Orioles vs. Rays Pre-Game Odds for Friday

MLB Betting Odds indicate this will be a close contest. The moneyline sees the Orioles slightly favored at most Massachusetts sportsbooks, with the run line set at 1.5. Notably, the over/under varies slightly between 7.5 and 8 depending on the sportsbook, suggesting expectations of moderate scoring.

  • DraftKings: Orioles -115, Rays -105, over/under 8.0
  • FanDuel: Orioles -112, Rays -104, over/under 8.0
  • Caesars: Orioles -115, Rays -105, over/under 7.5
  • BetMGM: Orioles -115, Rays -105, over/under 7.5

MLB Odds are subject to changes for Orioles vs. Rays

Orioles vs. Rays Projected Starting Lineups

Orioles starting lineup

  1. SS Gunnar Henderson (L)
  2. C Adley Rutschman (S)
  3. DH Ryan O’Hearn (L)
  4. 1B Ryan Mountcastle (R)
  5. RF Anthony Santander (S)
  6. LF Colton Cowser (L)
  7. 3B Jordan Westburg (R)
  8. CF Cedric Mullins (L)
  9. 2B Connor Norby (R)

Rays starting lineup

  1. 1B Yandy Díaz (R)
  2. LF Randy Arozarena (R)
  3. DH Harold Ramírez (R)
  4. 3B Isaac Paredes (R)
  5. 2B Amed Rosario (R)
  6. RF Jonny DeLuca (R)
  7. SS José Caballero (R)
  8. CF Jose Siri (R)
  9. C Alex Jackson (R)

Orioles vs. Rays Projected Starting Pitchers

(BAL) Cole Irvin (L)5-22.841.1615.95.2
(TB) Aaron Civale (R)2-45.371.3422.26.7

Orioles vs. Rays Injuries For June 7

Baltimore Orioles: Key injuries include Jorge Mateo (2B) out with a concussion, expected to miss at least 7 days. Austin Hays (LF) is questionable due to a rib injury. Dean Kremer (SP), Tyler Wells (SP), and John Means (SP) are out with injuries, significantly impacting the Orioles’ pitching rotation.

Tampa Bay Rays: Wander Franco (SS) is out indefinitely due to a personal issue. Drew Rasmussen (SP) and Taylor Walls (3B) are out, affecting the Rays’ defense and pitching. Jeffrey Springs (SP) and Colin Poche (RP) are also on the injured list, weakening the Rays’ bullpen.

Baltimore Orioles Team Stats

With a 39-22 record, the Orioles enter this game as the second place in the AL East.  They have a batting average of .247 to go along with 95 home runs on the season, highlighting the robustness of their offense. Their pitching staff, boasting an ERA of 3.29 and 520 strikeouts, underlines their defensive strength. The Orioles have won 6 out of their last 10 games but are currently on a 2-game losing streak.

  • Runs per game: 5.1
  • Team average: .247
  • Team home runs: 95
  • Team Stolen bases: 43
  • Team ERA: 3.29
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 520

Tampa Bay Rays Team Stats

The Tampa Bay Rays, meanwhile, enter this game as the fourth-place team in the AL East Division with a balanced 31-31 record. Their recent performances includes a 3-game winning streak, showcasing their potential for tonight’s upcoming Orioles vs. Rays matchup. Despite a lower batting average of .236 and 48 home runs, their agility on the bases is evident with 61 stolen bases. The Rays’ pitching staff, on the other hand, has accumulated 529 strikeouts with an ERA of 4.30.

  • Runs per game: 4.0
  • Team average: .236
  • Team home runs: 48
  • Team Stolen bases: 61
  • Team ERA: 4.30
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 529

Match Player Stats for Orioles vs. Rays

For the Baltimore Orioles, Adley Rutschman and Gunnar Henderson stand out with Rutschman leading in batting average and RBI, and Henderson in home runs and runs. From the Tampa Bay Rays, Isaac Paredes shines with leading stats in batting average, home runs, and RBI, supported by Randy Arozarena and José Caballero in runs and stolen bases, respectively.

Baltimore Orioles Stat Leaders

The Baltimore Orioles bring strong players to the field, with Adley Rutschman and Gunnar Henderson making significant impacts. Their recent performances suggest they could be key in today’s outcome against the Rays.

  • AVG Leader: Adley Rutschman – .307
  • HR Leader: Gunnar Henderson – 19
  • RBI Leader: Adley Rutschman – 43
  • Runs Leader: Gunnar Henderson – 47
  • SB Leader: Cedric Mullins – 12

Tampa Bay Rays Stat Leaders

The Tampa Bay Rays counter with Isaac Paredes and Randy Arozarena leading the charge. Their stats highlight their importance to the Rays’ strategy against the Orioles.

  • AVG Leader: Isaac Paredes – .298
  • HR Leader: Isaac Paredes – 10
  • RBI Leader: Isaac Paredes – 37
  • Runs Leader: Randy Arozarena – 28
  • SB Leader: José Caballero – 21
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