The Kansas City Royals (18-44) carry a three-game losing streak into a home matchup versus the Baltimore Orioles (38-24), at 7:05 PM ET on Friday.

The Orioles will give the nod to Tyler Wells (4-2, 3.29 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 5 on the season, and the Royals will counter with Daniel Lynch (0-1, 4.35 ERA).

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Royals vs. Orioles Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Friday, June 9, 2023
  • Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • TV: Apple TV+
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
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  • Probable Pitchers: Wells - BAL (4-2, 3.29 ERA) vs Lynch - KC (0-1, 4.35 ERA)

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Royals Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Daniel Lynch

  • Lynch (0-1) takes the mound first for the Royals to make his third start of the season.
  • His most recent appearance was on Saturday against the Colorado Rockies, when the lefty tossed five innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • In his two games this season, opposing hitters have compiled a batting average of .262 against him. He has a 4.35 ERA and averages 11.3 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Lynch is aiming for his third straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.1 innings per start.

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Orioles Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Tyler Wells

  • Wells (4-2) will take to the mound for the Orioles and make his 12th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed four hits in 5 1/3 innings against the San Francisco Giants.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched to a 3.29 ERA this season with 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.8 walks per nine across 12 games.
  • He has earned a quality start three times in 11 starts this season.
  • Wells has 12 starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • In 12 appearances this season, he has finished three without allowing an earned run.
  • The 28-year-old ranks 22nd in ERA (3.29), first in WHIP (.849), and 30th in K/9 (9.2) among qualified pitchers in the majors this year.

Tyler Wells vs. Royals

  • The Royals have scored 237 runs this season, which ranks 27th in MLB. They are batting .230 for the campaign with 61 home runs, 23rd in the league.
  • The Royals have gone 3-for-21 with three home runs and four RBI in six innings this season against the right-hander.

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