The Orioles are one of seven teams in the majors that haven’t won a game when trailing after seven innings, going 0-17 in that span. They join the Red Sox, Indians, Rockies, Angels, Dodgers and Rangers.
None of the Orioles’ starting pitchers in this series have faced the Mariners.
Jake Arrieta is 1-3 with a 4.50 ERA in five career starts against the American League West.
Brian Roberts is in a 1-for-26 slump since May 1.
Mark Reynolds is 9-for-65 (.138). He has five RBIs in his last 22 games.
Nick Markakis has collected a hit in 150 consecutive series, the longest streak in the majors. He hasn’t been held hitless since May 23-25, 2008 against Tampa Bay. He sat out one of those games.
Michael Gonzalez hasn’t allowed a run in his last five appearances covering 5 1/3 innings. He’s held opponents to three hits and struck out seven.
The bullpen is 1-3 with a 5.52 ERA over the last 19 games covering 62 innings.