Baltimore Orioles (58-44) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (58-45), Rogers Centre, Toronto, 1:07 p.m.
Yovani Gallardo (3-2, 5.37) vs. J.A. Happ (13-3, 3.27)
Keys to the Game:
The Orioles must win this game to maintain their AL East lead. They're ahead of Toronto by a half-game and Boston by 1 1/2 games. They've lost four straight.
Can Gallardo get another win? He's started eight times since returning from a shoulder injury that sidelined him for two months and won just twice--once against the Blue Jays
News and Notes:
Jose Bautista is 1-for-14 (.071) against Gallardo. Edwin Encarnacion is 7-for-19 (.368) with three home runs and seven RBIs. Troy Tulowitzki is 11-for-31 (.355) with a home run.
Gallardo is 4-0 with a 1.78 ERA against Toronto. He allowed three hits in 8 1/3 scoreless innings in his only game at Rogers Centre on June 27, 2015.
Happ hasn't lost in his last eight starts.
Happ is 3-3 with a 3.76 ERA in 10 games against the Orioles.
Current Orioles are batting .225 against Happ.
The Orioles have three four-game losing streaks and one five-game skid this season.
Logan Ondrusek, who the Orioles signed before Friday night's game, did not pitch.