Orioles on deck: What to watch Tuesday at Red Sox

Orioles (6-0) vs. Red Sox (3-3)

Where: Fenway Park, Boston


First pitch: 7:10 p.m.

TV/Radio: MASN/105.7 The Fan


Starting pitchers: Orioles RHP Mike Wright (NR) vs. Red Sox RHP Clay Buchholz (0-0, 11.25 ERA)

What to watch

1. Going streaking. In the first six games this season, the Orioles have already matched their longest winning streak since winning eight in a row in 2005. Can baseball's only undefeated team extend the best start in club history, avoid its first loss and make this its longest string of wins in more than a decade?

2. Power packed. The Orioles' power has been as advertised so far with 10 home runs through six games, putting them on an early pace for a single-season-record 270 homers. Can Chris Davis (three homers) and the Orioles keep the long balls coming against homer-stingy Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz?

3. Rusty or well rested. Because of Saturday's postponement, Mike Wright will be making his first start tonight, in the Orioles' seventh game of the season. He hasn't pitched in a game since lasting five innings in his spring finale on March 28. Will Wright be in or out of sync after going more than two weeks between outings?

Orioles lineup

CF Joey Rickard
3B Manny Machado
1B Chris Davis
RF Mark Trumbo
C  Matt Wieters
DH Pedro Alvarez
SS J.J. Hardy
2B Jonathan Schoop
LF Ryan Flaherty

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