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The Orioles are taking just five pitchers to Port St. Lucie tonight. If things work out according to plan, Alfredo Simon will probably go five, followed by one inning from Jim Johnson, a couple from Brian Bass and then some late work for Dennis Sarfate and Chris Ray. Those are the only five pitchers listed on the travel roster. Radhames Liz had to be scratched because he was pressed into action Sunday, so it's possible somebody else will be on the bus in case of emergency.

Most of the starting position players will be on the trip, but Brian Roberts will get at least one more day off with some soreness on the left side of his lower back and Gregg Zaun is resting a sore elbow.

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