Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 3, 2024

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Jun 3, 2024 6:11 AM
The Baltimore Orioles, boasting an impressive 37-20 record, arrive at Rogers Centre to face the Toronto Blue Jays, who are 28-30 on the season, in a highly anticipated matchup on Monday, June 3, 2024, at 7:07 PM. The Orioles' dominant 16-8 road record suggests they're more than capable of taking down the Jays, who are 14-13 at home. This one's shaping up to be a thrilling contest.
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Orioles vs Blue Jays starting pitchers

  • Kevin Gausman for Toronto Blue Jays
  • Grayson Rodriguez for Baltimore Orioles

Orioles vs Blue Jays statistics

Stat Orioles Blue Jays
Hits 486 (12th) 449 (25th)
Batting Average .249 (9th) .234 (20th)
Runs Batted In 278 (6th) 218 (25th)
Runs 287 (7th) 231 (Tied-24th)
Home Runs 84 (2nd) 50 (25th)
Walks 154 (28th) 206 (6th)
Stolen Bases 40 (Tied-12th) 32 (Tied-19th)
Strikeouts 459 (24th) 419 (29th)
Pitches 8246 (28th) 8596 (18th)

Toronto Blue Jays recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/2/24 vs Pittsburgh Pirates W 5-4
6/1/24 vs Pittsburgh Pirates L 8-1
5/31/24 vs Pittsburgh Pirates W 5-3 F/14
5/29/24 @ Chicago White Sox W 3-1
5/28/24 @ Chicago White Sox W 7-2

Baltimore Orioles recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/2/24 vs Tampa Bay Rays L 4-3
6/1/24 vs Tampa Bay Rays W 9-5
5/31/24 vs Tampa Bay Rays W 3-1
5/29/24 vs Boston Red Sox W 6-1
5/28/24 vs Boston Red Sox L 8-3

Orioles vs Blue Jays predictions

Heading into the game at Rogers Centre, the Baltimore Orioles have some key players to watch. Gunnar Henderson is showing himself to be a power-hitting phenomenon, already racking up 19 home runs this season, a trend that might just continue against the Blue Jays' pitching. Then there’s Adley Rutschman, whose batting average is sitting nicely at .304. Given his consistency at the plate, he could be pivotal for getting those crucial on-base moments. And not forgetting Jorge Mateo, who isn't just a threat at the plate but also on the bases with his impressive stolen base stats. These guys could be major difference-makers in this match-up.

Over in the Toronto Blue Jays camp, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. continues to be a big threat with his .291 batting average, making him someone the Orioles' pitchers will need to keep a close eye on. Meanwhile, Daulton Varsho, dual-threat as a left fielder and sporadic power hitter, is sure to energize the lineup with his ability to drive in runs and occasionally clear the bases with a home run. Bo Bichette also stands out, not just for his hitting but for his speed on the bases, which could turn singles into extra-base situations.

Predicting a winner in baseball can always be tricky, especially with teams as competitive as the Orioles and Blue Jays. The Orioles, currently holding a stronger overall and road record, have been in impressive form and might have the edge over the Blue Jays, particularly with Rodriguez showing solid numbers on the mound. However, baseball is full of surprises and the Blue Jays playing at home with the crowd behind them might just tip the scales. It’s going to be a close one, but the Orioles might just have what it takes to clinch this.

Toronto Blue Jays injuries

  • Bowden Francis (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Peyton Williams (1B): Day-To-Day
  • Robert Robertis (OF): Day-To-Day
  • T.J. Brock (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Dahian Santos (SP): Day-To-Day

Baltimore Orioles injuries

  • Luis Almeyda (SS): Out
  • Jorge Mateo (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Tyler Burch (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Bruce Zimmermann (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Dean Kremer (SP): 15-Day-IL

Orioles vs Blue Jays game info

Venue Rogers Centre
Location Toronto, Ontario
First pitch Mon 7:07 PM

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