Baltimore Orioles at Milwaukee Brewers: Game Preview

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Date: June 8, 2023
Time: 2:10 PM
Location: American Family Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Baltimore Orioles (37-23) will square off against the Milwaukee Brewers (33-28) in what promises to be an exciting match at American Family Field. According to ESPN’s analytics, the Orioles have a slightly higher chance of winning at 52%.

Starting Pitchers:

For the Orioles, right-handed pitcher Kyle Bradish (2-2, 4.13 ERA, 1.35 WHIP) is on the mound. In 48.0 innings pitched, he’s accumulated 41 strikeouts and conceded 15 walks and 5 home runs.

On the Brewers’ side, right-handed pitcher Colin Rea (3-3, 4.94 ERA, 1.27 WHIP) will take the start. He has 40 strikeouts in 47.1 innings pitched, with 18 walks and 9 home runs.

Star Players:

The Orioles are led by Ryan Mountcastle, who has 11 home runs and 39 RBIs, along with a .231 batting average. Austin Hays also stands out with a .305 batting average.

The Brewers’ star players include Rowdy Tellez, who leads with 12 home runs and a .239 batting average. Brian Anderson has contributed 31 RBIs with 8 home runs and a .230 average. Christian Yelich is also a player to watch with a .258 batting average.

Key Stats:

In terms of team stats, the Orioles have the edge in batting average (.248 to .228), runs (295 to 245), and OBP (.321 to .306). However, the Brewers have a slightly better ERA (4.04 to 4.16) and WHIP (1.28 to 1.33), hinting at a more effective pitching side.

In the last five games, both teams have shown mixed results. The Orioles have won two and lost three, while the Brewers won three and lost two.

Prediction:

Given the Orioles’ superior offensive statistics and their slight edge in ESPN’s matchup prediction, we might predict an Orioles’ victory. However, given the slight edge that the Brewers have in pitching stats and the unpredictability of baseball, the game could easily go either way. Baltimore Orioles win 4-3.

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