Nationals look to sweep 2-game streak against Orioles

Washington Nationals (25-46, fifth in NL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (30-39, fifth in AL East)

Baltimore; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

PROBABLE PITCHERS: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (3-9, 6.59 ERA, 1.78 WHIP, 57 strikeouts); Orioles: Tyler Wells (4-4, 3.62 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 36 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Orioles -141, Nationals +120; over/under is 9 1/2 points

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Nationals will look to sweep a two-game series against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday.

Baltimore is 30-39 overall and 17-17 at home. The Orioles are 17-7 in games when they have beaten opponents.

Washington is 13-20 on the road and 25-46 overall. The Nationals have the seventh-best batting average on the team in MLB play at .252.

Wednesday’s game is the second time these teams have faced each other this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Trey Mancini is fifth on the Orioles with a .283 batting average and has 10 doubles, one triple, six home runs, 24 walks and 25 RBIs. Ryan Mountcastle is 15 for 43 with four homers and nine RBIs over the last 10 games.

Nelson Cruz has 11 doubles, seven homers and 38 RBIs for the national championships. Josh Bell is 7 for 32 with four homers in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Orioles: 6-4, .232 batting average, 4.55 ERA, beat opponents by one run

Nationals: 2-8, .224 batting average, 4.40 ERA, outscored by 23 runs

INJURIES: Orioles: Ramon Urias: IL 10 days (oblique), Alexander Wells: IL 60 days (elbow), Chris Ellis: IL 60 days (shoulder), John Means: IL 60 days (elbow)

Nationals: Carter Kieboom: IL 60 days (forearm), Evan Lee: IL 15 days (flexor), Stephen Strasburg: IL 15 days (ribs), Hunter Harvey: IL 60 days (pronator), Victor Arano: 15 -Day IL (knee), Josh Rogers: 15 days IL (shoulder), Mason Thompson: 60 days IL (biceps), Sean Doolittle: 60 days IL (elbow), Anibal Sanchez: 60 days IL (neck), Will Harris: 60 days IL days (chest), Seth Romero: IL 60 days (calf), Joe Ross: IL 60 days (elbow)


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