Orioles (46-30) vs. San Diego Padres (33-45)

Where: Petco Park


First pitch: 3:40 p.m.

TV/Radio: MASN/105.7 The Fan

Starting pitchers: Orioles RHP Yovani Gallardo (2-1, 6.04 ERA) vs. Padres LHP Christian Friedrich (4-2, 3.60 ERA)

What to watch

1. Four to go. After hitting three more home runs Tuesday, the Orioles have hit 10 over their past three games and 54 this month. That puts them one shy of the major league record for homers in June and four shy of the record for home runs in any single month. With two games to go in June, can they make long ball history?

2. Streaking ... again. The Orioles have won six in a row, giving them three winning streaks of at least six games this season, marking the first time since 1999 they've accomplished that feat. A win today, and they'll have put together three seven-game winning streaks in the same season for the first time since the 1993 Orioles did it. And it's only June. Can the streaky Birds make it another seven-game run?

3. Double threat. Yovani Gallardo plays his first road interleague game with the Orioles this afternoon, and will not only be trying for a third straight solid start since his return but he'll also look to help out with the bat. Gallardo, who spent his first seven seasons in the National League with the Milwaukee Brewers, has hit 12 homers with 42 RBIs in 420 career at-bats. Can he contribute with his arm and bat today?

Orioles lineup

CF Adam Jones
2B Jonathan Schoop
3B Manny Machado
1B Chris Davis
RF Mark Trumbo
SS J.J. Hardy
C Francisco Pena
LF Joey Rickard
RHP Yovani Gallardo

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