Baltimore Orioles (54-51) vs. Oakland Athletics (47-60), O.Co. Coliseum, Oakland, Calif., 10:05 p.m.
Miguel Gonzalez (9-7, 4.28) vs. Chris Bassitt (0-4, 3.10)
Keys to the Game:
Can Gonzalez dliever a solid start? In his last one, he allowed five runs on 10 hits in 3 1/3 innings?
Can the Orioles continue to hit? They had nine runs on Monday night and would like to take the series in Oakland.
News and Notes:
Tyler Wilson, who allowed two runs in 7 2/3 innings is expected to be optioned to Norfolk. T.J. McFarland would replace him on the roster.
Along with Toronto, the Orioles trail New York by 5 1/2 games in the AL East and the two teams are tied with Minnesota for the second wild card spot.
Gonzalez has started just once against Oakland, a loss on Apr. 28, 2013.
Bassit has not allowed more than three runs in any of his five starts, but doesn't have a win.
Current Athletics batters are hitting just .150 against Gonzalez.
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