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Nick Markakis is batting third tonight, with Melvin Mora moving up to second.

The Orioles will go with three catchers next month, but the third guy isn't Eli Whiteside.

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So much for his prospect status.

It'll be newly acquired Danny Ardoin, who was claimed from the Rockies. Vice president Jim Duquette describes him as a "catch and throw guy," which means he isn't going to hit much.

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I'll have more from Duquette later.

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