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Orioles notes: Preparations underway for three reliever starts by Rays; updates on O'Day, Trumbo

Orioles notes: Preparations underway for three reliever starts by Rays; updates on O'Day, Trumbo

The Orioles will face three relievers as starters this weekend at Tropicana Field against the Tampa Bay Rays, with right-hander Sergio Romo the announced starter Friday and Sunday and Ryne Stanek getting the Saturday start.

While that wasn't announced before Thursday's game began, manager Buck Showalter said he already had his lineup card made out for such possibilities, and he has a lot of practice at such.

"We do that in spring training every year," Showalter said. "But then again, we have, what, 68 players in camp? So, it's something that we've talked and thought about, and we've got some...

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