The Baltimore Orioles will send a hot-hitting Aaron Hicks to the plate against the Kansas City Royals and MJ Melendez, who has been on a tear as of late, when the teams square off on Friday at 7:05 PM ET.

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Orioles vs. Royals Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Friday, June 9, 2023
  • Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Apple TV+
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
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Orioles Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Orioles average 1.1 home runs per game to rank 13th in baseball with 71 total home runs.
  • Baltimore's .414 slugging percentage ranks 13th in baseball.
  • The Orioles' .247 batting average ranks 15th in MLB.
  • Baltimore scores the eighth-most runs in baseball (303 total, 4.9 per game).
  • The Orioles are 18th in baseball with a .318 on-base percentage.
  • The Orioles strike out 8.3 times per game, the 10th-best average in the majors.
  • The 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by Baltimore's pitching staff ranks sixth in the majors.
  • Baltimore has a 4.25 team ERA that ranks 18th across all MLB pitching staffs.
  • The Orioles have the 21st-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.338).

Royals Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Royals have hit 61 homers this season, which ranks 23rd in the league.
  • Kansas City ranks 25th in the majors with a .380 team slugging percentage.
  • The Royals have a team batting average of .230 this season, which ranks 25th among MLB teams.
  • Kansas City has scored the 27th-most runs in baseball this season with just 237 (3.8 per game).
  • The Royals have an OBP of just .294 this season, which ranks last in MLB.
  • The Royals rank 22nd in strikeouts per game (nine) among MLB offenses.
  • Kansas City averages the 13th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.8) in the majors this season.
  • Kansas City pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.02 ERA this year, which ranks 27th in MLB.
  • The Royals have a combined WHIP of 1.411 as a pitching staff, which ranks 25th in MLB.

Orioles Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Orioles will send Tyler Wells (4-2) out for his 12th start of the season. He is 4-2 with a 3.29 ERA and 70 strikeouts through 68 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Sunday, the right-hander went 5 1/3 innings against the San Francisco Giants, giving up two earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • Wells heads into this game with three quality starts under his belt this season.
  • Wells is looking for his 13th straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.7 innings per appearance on the hill.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in three of his 12 appearances this season.

Royals Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Daniel Lynch will get the start for the Royals, his third of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he threw five innings against the Colorado Rockies, giving up three earned runs.
  • Lynch has two starts in a row of five innings or more.

Orioles Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Orioles Starter Opponent Starter
6/3/2023 Giants L 4-0 Away Kyle Bradish Alex Cobb
6/4/2023 Giants W 8-3 Away Tyler Wells Anthony DeSclafani
6/6/2023 Brewers L 4-3 Away Kyle Gibson Freddy Peralta
6/7/2023 Brewers L 10-2 Away Dean Kremer Corbin Burnes
6/8/2023 Brewers W 6-3 Away Kyle Bradish Colin Rea
6/9/2023 Royals - Home Tyler Wells Daniel Lynch
6/10/2023 Royals - Home Cole Irvin Brady Singer
6/11/2023 Royals - Home Kyle Gibson -
6/13/2023 Blue Jays - Home Dean Kremer Chris Bassitt
6/14/2023 Blue Jays - Home Kyle Bradish José Berríos
6/15/2023 Blue Jays - Home Tyler Wells Yusei Kikuchi

Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Royals Starter Opponent Starter
6/3/2023 Rockies L 6-4 Home Daniel Lynch Austin Gomber
6/4/2023 Rockies W 2-0 Home Brady Singer Kyle Freeland
6/5/2023 Marlins L 9-6 Away Carlos Hernandez Braxton Garrett
6/6/2023 Marlins L 6-1 Away Zack Greinke Jesús Luzardo
6/7/2023 Marlins L 6-1 Away Jordan Lyles Edward Cabrera
6/9/2023 Orioles - Away Daniel Lynch Tyler Wells
6/10/2023 Orioles - Away Brady Singer Cole Irvin
6/11/2023 Orioles - Away - Kyle Gibson
6/12/2023 Reds - Home Zack Greinke Luke Weaver
6/13/2023 Reds - Home Jordan Lyles Brandon Williamson
6/14/2023 Reds - Home Daniel Lynch Graham Ashcraft

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