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Orioles on deck: What to watch Thursday vs. Phillies, plus lineups, broadcast info and more

Josh Land
Contact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun

Orioles (26-67) vs. Phillies (51-40)

Where: Camden Yards

First pitch: 6:05 p.m.

TV/Radio: MASN2/105.7 The Fan

Starting pitchers: Orioles RHP Kevin Gausman (4-6, 4.11 ERA) vs. Phillies RHP Nick Pivetta (5-7, 4.62 ERA)

What to watch

1. One-game series. The Orioles come off a four-game split with the New York Yankees to play a one-game series against the Phillies, a makeup of a May 17 rainout. Before matching wins with the Yankees, the Orioles had lost 13 of 14 games. The Phillies are going the opposite direction, with 10 wins in 14 games to draw even with the Atlanta Braves for first place in the National League East.

2. Gausman. Kevin Gausman will be looking to keep his latest roll going, as he owns a 3.13 ERA over his past six starts. The right-hander had seen his season mark climb to 4.63 on June 2, but has brought it back down to 4.11 since.

3. Keep it going. Jonathan Schoop brings a 10-game hitting streak into Thursday, during which he’s batting .415/.415/.707 with eight extra-base hits and three RBIs.

Orioles lineup

3B Tim Beckham

2B Jonathan Schoop

SS Manny Machado

CF Adam Jones

DH Chris Davis

RF Mark Trumbo

C Chance Sisco

1B Trey Mancini

LF Jace Peterson

Phillies lineup

2B César Hernández

DH Rhys Hoskins

CF Odúbel Herrera

1B Carlos Santana

LF Nick Williams

3B Maikel Franco

SS Scott Kingery

RF Aaron Altherr

C Jorge Alfaro

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