baltimore orioles Kyle Gibson will be out to continue his road success when they face Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday in the first match of the three-match series
Gibson (7-3, 3.89 ERA) will be opposed by Freddy Peralta (5-5, 4.62) in a matchup of right-handers.
brewers After winning the first three games of the series, they lost 2–0 at Cincinnati on Monday. Milwaukee managed just one hit in six innings against Reds left-hander Andrew Abbott, who was making his major league debut
Milwaukee is 28-4 this season when scoring four runs or more, 4-24 when scoring three or fewer. brewerswho finished 4-3 on their road trip, playing 12 of their next 14 games at home
Baltimore, which was inactive on Monday, captured San Francisco two of three, including an 8-3 victory in the series finale on Sunday. orioles Has improved to an American League-best at 20-10 away from home and has won eight of its 10 road series
Despite splitting their last 10 games overall, orioles Still has the third best record in the majors behind the Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers.
“I think we have a bunch of pros that are ready to play and ready to come to the park,” Baltimore manager Brandon Hyde said Sunday. “(San Francisco) is not an easy place to play, especially day games here with sun, wind. It’s definitely different, so getting two out of three points here is a good series for us. “
Gibson has won his last three starts, allowing four runs in 19 2/3 innings for a 1.83 ERA over that stretch. He hasn’t given up a home run in his last four starts and has driven in just six all season.
Gibson is 1-2 with a 5.67 ERA in seven career starts. brewersincluding 1-1 with a 4.94 ERA in five games in Milwaukee
Recently signed Aaron Hicks has provided an offensive boost for orioles, which picked up the 33-year-old outfielder after he was released by the New York Yankees. Through his first four games with Baltimore, Hicks is hitting .455 (5-for-11) with three triples and three walks.
Peralta has been inconsistent, losing three of his last four games. He pitched six innings in his latest outing despite giving up three runs on a pair of homers in the first inning in a 3-1 loss to Toronto on Thursday.
“He put a man on base and hit a homer and it’s two runs and it put us in a big hole,” brewers manager Craig Counsell said after that contest. “Freddie settled down and pitched really well, two bullpen players pitched scoreless innings, but that was enough.
In his appearance prior to that one, Peralta was tagged for 10 runs (four earned) on eight hits over 2 1/3 innings in a 15–1 home loss versus San Francisco.
Peralta is effective when he is on. In his five wins, he has pitched six innings each time and compiled a 2.10 ERA. He is 4–2 with a 3.38 ERA in six home starts, and 1–3 with a 6.04 ERA in five road starts.
Opponents are batting .254 against Peralta with 10 homers. they never faced orioles
Milwaukee got a boost when infielder Luis Urias was activated from the injured list on Monday, though he went 0-for-3 with a walk. He had been sidelined since straining his left hamstring on Opening Day.
– Field Level Media