Happy Father's Day to all, and that especially includes reliever Dennis Sarfate, whose wife, Jada, gave birth to a baby girl this morning. Sarfate will rejoin the team Tuesday. He volunteered to be here today, but manager Dave Trembley told him to stay with his family.

Melvin Mora was listed as the third baseman in the original lineup, but his left knee remains sore and he wasn't encouraged after hitting off a tee. He expects to play Tuesday. Tomorrow's open date on the scheduled provides an additional day of rest.


The initial lineup didn't include Aubrey Huff. Now he's replacing Mora at third base.

Brian Roberts - 2B


Jay Payton - LF

Nick Markakis - RF

Kevin Millar - DH

Aubrey Huff - 3B

Adam Jones - CF

Oscar Salazar - 1B

Guillermo Quiroz - C

Freddie Bynum - SS

Daniel Cabrera - P

And for the Pirates:

Nate McLouth - CF

Freddy Sanchez - 2B


Jason Bay - LF

Ryan Doumit - DH

Jason Michaels - RF

Adam LaRoche - 1B

Jose Bautista - 3B

Jack Wilson - SS

Raul Chavez - C

Paul Maholm - P

The Orioles have lost their last nine Sunday games. Time to break the streak.

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