Baltimore; Thursday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros will try to earn their 100th win this season when they visit the Baltimore Orioles.
Baltimore has a 42-32 record in home games and a 77-71 record overall. Orioles hitters have a collective .387 slugging percentage to rank ninth in the AL.
Houston is 99-51 overall and 49-28 on the road. Astros hitters have a collective .320 on-base percentage, the seventh-best percentage in the majors.
Thursday's game is the fourth meeting between these teams this season.
Yordan Alvarez leads the Astros with a .302 batting average, and has 24 doubles, two triples, 37 home runs, 73 walks and 94 RBI. Jose Altuve is 12-for-33 with a home run and an RBI over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Orioles: 4-6, .221 batting average, 5.22 ERA, outscored by 19 runs
Astros: 9-1, .277 batting average, 1.80 ERA, outscored opponents by 37 runs