Orioles hope to rebound from ugly loss in Boston
Baltimore Orioles (70-60) vs. Boston Red Sox (78-55), Fenway Park, 7:10 p.m.
Bud Norris (9-10, 4.22) vs. John Lackey (8-11, 3.17)
KEYS TO THE GAME:
The Orioles have won all five of Norris’ starts. They need to make it six.
Norris pitched six innings in his first three starts, and hasn’t completed six since. After a short start by Wei-Yin Chen on Tuesday, a longer start is a necessity.
NEWS AND NOTES:
Norris is 0-1 with a 5.25 ERA in two starts against Boston.
Stephen Drew is 6-for-12 against Norris.
Lackey is 12-5 with a 3.48 ERA in 21 starts against the Orioles.
Nick Markakis is 17-for-48 (.354) and Chris Davis is 9-for-23 (.391) against Lackey.