Norris and Orioles Begin Series Against Straily and Athletics

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Bud Norris (9-10, 3.93 ERA) battles Dan Straily (6-7, 4.22 ERA) as the Orioles (68-58) kickoff a three-game series with the Athletics (71-55) on Friday night at Camden Yards. First pitch is at 7:05pm EDT and the game will be broadcast on CSN-CA and MASN.

Norris is searching for his 10th win of the season and has a 0-2 record with a 7.80 ERA in his career vs. the Athletics. Straily is vying for his 10th quality start of the season and holds a 0-1 record with a 7.66 ERA in his career vs. the Orioles. In their last game, the Orioles defeated the Rays 4-2 while the Athletics lost to the Mariners 5-3. The Orioles lineup should continue to feast against Athletics pitching, after hitting .315 with five home runs in four games against them this season.


Orioles Offense

Grade

Player

POS

PA

BA

R

HR

RBI

SB

A+

100.3

C. Davis

1B

525

.306

91

46

116

1

B+

88.2

A. Jones

CF

544

.301

86

26

91

12

C+

77.6

M. Machado

3B

572

.294

75

11

58

6

C+

77.2

N. McLouth

LF

475

.271

67

8

25

28

C

76.4

D. Valencia

3B

83

.244

10

5

11

0

C

75.7

J. Hardy

SS

499

.259

49

22

66

1

C

73.8

N. Markakis

RF

555

.275

72

8

50

0

C

73.8

M. Wieters

C

455

.234

48

19

62

2

C

72.8

B. Roberts

2B

162

.257

15

2

23

1

C-

70.9

S. Pearce

DH

119

.245

13

3

9

1

D+

68.4

A. Casilla

2B

111

.228

11

1

10

7

D

66.4

R. Flaherty

2B

228

.220

20

7

19

2


Athletics Offense

Grade

Player

POS

PA

BA

R

HR

RBI

SB

B

82.9

J. Donaldson

3B

521

.295

63

18

71

2

C+

78.6

B. Moss

1B

393

.241

52

20

56

3

C

75.6

C. Crisp

CF

435

.247

59

11

41

16

C

75.2

J. Lowrie

SS

517

.284

56

9

49

1

C

74.1

N. Freiman

1B

173

.283

9

4

23

0

C

74.0

Y. Cespedes

LF

456

.231

59

20

58

6

C

73.5

D. Norris

C

264

.232

33

8

26

3

C

72.4

J. Reddick

RF

369

.217

45

10

46

9

C-

70.9

E. Sogard

2B

332

.263

39

2

25

7

C-

70.5

A. Callaspo

3B

395

.255

37

6

42

0

D+

69.1

C. Young

CF

306

.195

37

11

34

8

D+

68.9

S. Smith

DH

359

.241

39

6

33

0


Orioles Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

W

L

ERA

WHIP

K

B

86.2

W. Chen

101.2

7

6

3.19

1.15

63

B

85.5

T. Hunter

68.1

3

2

2.63

0.92

48

B

84.5

C. Tillman

152.0

14

4

3.79

1.28

124

B-

81.2

S. Feldman

139.1

10

9

3.94

1.18

101

B-

80.5

M. Gonzalez

134.2

8

6

3.81

1.28

99

C

76.7

B. Norris

149.0

9

10

3.93

1.44

111

C

76.2

T. Patton

50.1

2

0

3.40

1.27

33

D+

68.7

T. McFarland

59.2

1

1

4.68

1.47

48


Athletics Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

W

L

ERA

WHIP

K

A+

102.8

S. Gray

25.0

1

1

1.44

0.76

27

B+

87.1

R. Cook

55.2

5

2

2.10

1.04

52

B

86.2

D. Otero

27.0

2

0

1.33

1.00

18

B-

80.1

J. Parker

155.1

9

6

3.71

1.20

110

C+

77.5

A. Griffin

164.0

10

9

3.84

1.16

130

C

73.9

D. Straily

113.0

6

7

4.22

1.25

92

C

73.3

T. Milone

138.0

9

9

4.30

1.30

105

C

72.3

J. Chavez

46.1

2

3

4.08

1.32

41


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