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Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Records: Boston is 12-7 (first in AL East); Baltimore is 11-9 (second in AL East, 1 1/2 games behind).

Tonight (7:05, NESN, WEEI 850): RH Curt Schilling (2-1, 3.81 ERA) vs. RH Daniel Cabrera (1-1, 4.10).

Tomorrow (7:05 p.m., NESN, WRKO 680): RH Josh Beckett (4-0, 2.55) vs. LH Adam Loewen (2-0, 3.72).

Head to head: This is the first series of six (18 games total) between the clubs. Last season Boston dominated, 15-3.

Miscellany: The Orioles are on a 7-3 run despite losing two straight to visiting Oakland . . . RHP Jaret Wright (shoulder) and C Ramon Hernandez (strained left oblique) began their rehabilitation assignments yesterday at Single-A Frederick. Wright may be activated from the 15-day disabled list Sunday vs. Cleveland, and Hernandez may come off the DL tomorrow . . . Melvin Mora leads the Orioles with 4 HRs and 15 RBIs, while Miguel Tejada leads the team in batting at .338 . . . The Orioles yesterday placed RHP Scott Williamson on the 15-day DL because of tightness in his right triceps tendon. The former Red Sox reliever, who underwent offseason elbow surgery, appeared in six games this season, posting a 1-0 record and 1.80 ERA.

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