After McClanahan leaves, Orioles rally to beat Rays 5-3
BALTIMORE (AP) — Ramón Urías hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning off reliever Colin Poche to undo a marvelous start by Tampa Bay All-Star Shane McClanahan and carry the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-3 victory over the Rays on Tuesday night. McClanahan pitched seven innings of two-hit ball and was lifted with a 3-2 lead after throwing 81 pitches on a humid night. Poche (2-1) promptly gave up a leadoff single to Adley Rutschman and Urías followed by driving an 0-2 pitch over the left-field wall.
Tampa Bay Rays (57-49, third in the AL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (42-66, fifth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Shane McClanahan (10-4, 2.07 ERA, .83 WHIP, 158 strikeouts); Tigers: Garrett Hill (1-3, 5.88 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 11 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -266, Tigers +218; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays will attempt to keep their three-game win streak alive when they visit the Detroit Tigers.
Detroit has a 42-66 record overall and a 24-29 record in home games. Tigers pitchers have a collective 4.05 ERA, which ranks 10th in the AL.
Tampa Bay has a 24-28 record on the road and a 57-49 record overall. The Rays are 10th in the AL with 95 total home runs, averaging 0.9 per game.
Rays beat Orioles 6-4 in 10 innings to end 4-game skid
BALTIMORE (AP) — Randy Arozarena hit a two-run double off All-Star reliever Jorge López in the 10th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays recovered from another late lapse to beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Wednesday night and end a four-game losing streak. Baltimore's Jorge Mateo sent the game into extra innings with a one-out solo shot in the ninth off Colin Poche (3-1). One night earlier, Poche entered in the eighth inning with a one-run lead and yielded a two-run homer.
Saturday's game is the sixth time these teams square off this season. The Rays have a 4-1 advantage in the season series.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jeimer Candelario has 11 doubles, two triples and 10 home runs for the Tigers. Willi Castro is 4-for-23 with two home runs over the past 10 games.
Yandy Diaz has five home runs, 57 walks and 33 RBI while hitting .280 for the Rays. Brandon Lowe is 11-for-37 with three doubles, two home runs and eight RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 3-7, .199 batting average, 3.14 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Rays: 5-5, .236 batting average, 3.24 ERA, outscored by one run
INJURIES: Tigers: Tarik Skubal: 15-Day IL (arm), Rony Garcia: 15-Day IL (biceps), Michael Pineda: 15-Day IL (tricep), Beau Brieske: 15-Day IL (forearm), Austin Meadows: 10-Day IL (achilles ), Casey Mize: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kyle Funkhouser: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Rays vs. Guardians odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Saturday, July 30 best bets from proven model
SportsLine simulated Guardians vs. Rays featuring pitchers Zach Plesac and Corey Kluber 10,000 timesOct 4, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws in relief in the 8th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game two of the 2019 NLDS playoff baseball series at Dodger Stadium.
Rays: Matt Wisler: 15-Day IL (neck), Harold Ramirez: 10-Day IL (thumb), Shane Baz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kevin Kiermaier: 60-Day IL (hip), Mike Zunino: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Josh Fleming: 15-Day IL (oblique), Wander Franco: 10-Day IL (wrist), J.P. Feyereisen: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Manuel Margot: 60-Day IL (knee), Andrew Kittredge: 60-Day IL (elbow), JT Chargois: 60-Day IL (oblique), Brendan McKay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler Glasnow: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60-Day IL (elbow)
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Bieber's strong outing leads Guardians past Tigers, 5-2 .
DETROIT (AP) — Shane Bieber pitched seven dominant innings, Oscar Gonzalez drove in two runs and the Cleveland Guardians beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Tuesday night for their third straight win. Bieber (7-6) allowed just four singles and a walk while striking out eight. Amed Rosario had three hits, including two doubles, while scoring a run and driving in another. Bieber has won his last three starts, giving up just three earned runs in 20 innings during that stretch.“Even tonight, he kind of mentioned to (pitching coach Carl Willis) that he was frustrated trying to find his release point,” manager Terry Francona said.