Orioles trying to get even with Yankees

Orioles trying to get even with Yankees
August 31, 2013, 11:45 am
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(John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports)

TODAY’S GAME:

Baltimore Orioles (71-62) vs. New York Yankees (71-63), Yankee Stadium, 1:05 p.m.

STARTING PITCHERS:

Scott Feldman (4-3, 4.56) vs. Ivan Nova (7-4, 3.14)

KEYS TO THE GAME:

After pitching at least six innings in three of his first four starts for the Orioles, Feldman has completed six in just one of his last five.

The Orioles are 1-3 in the first four games of the nine-game road trip. They must start winning to have any chance of remaining competitive in the Wild Card race.

NEWS AND NOTES:

Michael Morse reported to the Orioles on Sunday morning. He is not in the lineup. Steve Pearce was put on the disabled list with a wrist injury to make room for Morse.

Nova is 4-2 with a 4.95 ERA in 10 appearances against the Orioles.

Matt Wieters is batting .435 (10-for-23) with four home runs against Nova. Nick Markakis is batting .379 (11-for-29).

Vernon Wells and Curtis Granderson are a combined 12-for-25 against Feldman with five home runs and 10 RBIs against Feldman.