Baltimore Orioles

Brian Matusz starts as Orioles face Rays

SARASOTA, Fla. — After back-to-back road games, the Orioles are home Saturday and face the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium.

Left-hander Brian Matusz will start for the Orioles, while right-hander Chris Tillman will start in a minor league exhibition game against the Puerto Rico developemental team that starts at 2 p.m. on the stadium back fields. Matt Wieters will also catch in that game.


Here are the starting lineups for the Grapefruit League game against the Rays:

Orioles starting lineup:


Alejandro De Aza LF
J.J. Hardy SS
Chris Davis 1B
Adam Jones CF
Steve Pearce RF
Manny Machado 3B
Delmon Young DH
Steve Clevenger C
Everth Cabrera 2B
Brian Matusz LHP

Orioles available pitchers:
Tim Berry LHP
Wesley Wright LHP
Steve Johnson RHP
Darren O’Day RHP
Chaz Roe RHP

Rays starting lineup

David DeJesus RF
Logan Forsythe 1B
Asdrubal Cabrera SS
John Jaso LF
Rene Rivera c
Nick Franklin DH
Kevin Kiermaier CF
Tim Beckham 2B
Jake Elmore 3B
Nathan Karns RHP