Orioles about to play first spring intrasquad game

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SARASOTA, FLA. — The Orioles play their first intrasquad game of the spring this afternoon on the Ed Smith Stadium main field. The starting lineups will give World Baseball Classic-bound players Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop, Adam Jones and Welington Castillo important game at-bats as they prepare for the international event.

Schoop, Jones and Machado will get their share of plate appearances today as the first three hitters in the "home" starting lineup. Castillo will hit fifth for the same team.


First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m.

Here are the starting lineups:


Jonathan Schoop 2B
Adam Jones CF
Manny Machado SS
Hyun Soo Kim DH
Welington Castillo C
Chris Johnson 3B
Trey Mancini 1B
Chris Dickerson RF
Joey Rickard LF

Mike Wright RHP

Other pitchers
LHP Jayson Aquino
RHP Logan Verrett
RHP Zach Stewart
RHP Jason Garcia
RHP Joe Gunkel

Aneury Tavarez LF
Johnny Giovotella 2B
Ryan Flaherty SS
Christian Walker 1B
Logan Schafer CF
Craig Gentry RF
Anthony Santander DH
Robert Andino 2B
Caleb Joseph C

Tyler Wilson RHP

Other pitchers
LHP Donnie Hart
RHP Gabriel Ynoa
RHP Oliver Drake
RHP Parker Bridwell
RHP Richard Rodriguez