The Los Angeles Angels return home looking to end their first half on a high note with a four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. The Angels come off a winning (5-4) road trip but have lost their last two games.
Garrett Richards gets the start for the Angels on Thursday night in the series opener, looking for his third win of the season. Jake Arrieta starts for the Orioles. The Angels have beaten the Orioles in four of their five games this season.
Jim Thome is 2-for-14 in four games with Baltimore since the Orioles traded for the slugger. He is in the lineup on Thursday, batting fifth for Baltimore. Here are Thursday's starting lineups: