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Matusz still not ready, Jones sits, Orioles-Indians lineups

Starting pitcher Brian Matusz, who is on the disabled list with a strained left intercostal muscle, has not had a setback, but he's still not ready to rejoin the club to start throwing bullpens in front of pitching coach Mark Connor and bullpen coach Rick Adair.

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that on a one-to-10 scale, the discomfort that Matusz is currently feeling is a "one." However, the Orioles are taking no chances with one of their best young starters. Showalter did not rule out Matusz rejoining the club at some point this homestand, but it won't be in the next couple of days.

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Several Orioles are sick, including leadoff man Brian Roberts, but Showalter applauded their desire to remain in the lineup. Today's lineup has only one change: Felix Pie is starting in center field and Adam Jones is on the bench. Showalter wants to keep Luke Scott's bat in the lineup because he's had some success against Indians starter Fausto Carmona, and he feels that Pie needs to play. Grady Sizemore is making his season debut for the Indians today.

ORIOLES

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Brian Roberts, 2B

Nick Markakis, RF

Derrek Lee, 1B

Vladimir Guerrero, DH

Luke Scott, LF

Mark Reynolds, 3B

Felix Pie, CF

Matt Wieters, C

Cesar Izturis, SS

Brad Bergesen, SP

INDIANS

Grady Sizemore, CF

Asdrubal Cabrera, SS

Shin-Soo Choo, RF

Carlos Santana, C

Travis Hafner, DH

Orlando Cabrera, 2B

Travis Buck, LF

Matt LaPorta, 1B

Jack Hannahan, 3B

Fausto Carmona, SP

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