Robert Andino, 2B


Nick Markakis, RF

Adam Jones, CF

Vladimir Guerrero, DH

Luke Scott, LF

Mark Reynolds, 3B

Matt Wieters, C

J.J. Hardy, SS

Jake Fox, 1B

Zach Britton, SP

I'm sure you noticed that Brian Roberts is not leading off for the Orioles. The reason? He's 8-for-47 (.170) with a .188 on-base percentage in his career against Tim Wakefield, the starter for Boston tonight.

First baseman Derrek Lee is also not in there, as he remains day-to-day with an oblique strain. Lee told Peter Schmuck he has never had this type of injury before but warned that it's nowhere near the stage that J.J. Hardy was at when he missed all that time earlier this season with an oblique strain.

The Orioles want Lee to rest for another 24 hours before determining whether he needs to go on the disabled list or not. As of now, it appears that Cesar Izturis would be more likely to go on the DL before the game than Lee.

As I wrote earlier, first baseman Brandon Snyder and pitcher Troy Patton are both in Boston awaiting a call.