All-blazing Yankees to open their first away series against Orioles

John Allen
Friday April 7, 2023

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New York Yankees @ Baltimore Orioles: Clarke Schmidt vs. Dean Kremer

After winning two home series to make a great start in the 2023 season, the Yankees are set to start their first on-road game in Baltimore. The first game of a three-game Yankees vs, series Orioles will be played on Friday, following the postponement on Thursday necessitated by adverse weather conditions.

When: Friday, Apr. 7, 2023.

Time: 3:05 p.m. EDT.

Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore.

TV: NBC Sports Bay Area, YES Network.

Stream:, DirecTv

Moneyline: Yankees -129, Orioles +110; over/under is 8 1/2 runs.

Pitching matchup: Clarke Schmidt will start for the Yankees while the Orioles bring up starter Dean Kremer.

In the previous season, the Yankees finished with an overall record of 99-63 and a road record of 42-39. During the 2022 season, the Yankees averaged 5.0 runs scored per game while allowing 3.5 runs against themselves.

The previous year, Baltimore finished with an overall record of 83-79 and a home record of 45-36. During the 2022 campaign, the Orioles finished with a slugging percentage of .390 and an OPS of .695.

Aaron Judge is hitting a home run in Oriole Park at Camden Yards in a Yankees vs. Orioles game.

Yankees to start with Clarke Schmidt

  • Schmidt (0-0) will make his second start of the season for the Yankees.
  • The right-hander’s last game was on Saturday against the San Francisco Giants. He pitched 3 1/3 innings and gave up five hits and three earned runs.
  • This season, opponents have hit with a batting average of .333 against him. He has an 8.10 ERA and 13.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • He will pitch against the Orioles, who are hitting .254 as a team (14th in MLB). It is also hitting .478 as a team (seventh in MLB) and has 11 home runs (fourth in MLB).

Yankees Injured List: Josh Donaldson, Lou Trivino, Harrison Bader, Carlos Rodon, Luis Severino, Frankie Montas, Luis Gil, Scott Effross, Ben Rortvedt, Tommy Kahnle.

After hitting 11 home runs in their last six games, the focus is again on the famed Yankees offense.

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