Pitching in

Matt Albers and Will Ohman will follow Jeremy Guthrie to the mound in tomorrow’s exhibition opener against the Tampa Bay Rays at Ed Smith Stadium.

Brian Matusz starts Thursday’s game against the Rays in Port Charlotte. He’ll be followed by Koji Uehara and Mark Hendrickson.

Two games against the Rays in two days? Now I miss the Cardinals and Marlins.

Actually, the Orioles are back in Sarasota for a Friday night game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Yes, the lights work here. Chris Tillman gets the start, followed by Jim Johnson and Alfredo Simon.

Kevin Millwood starts Saturday’s game against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, with Mike Gonzalez and Dennis Sarfate following him to the mound.

The regulars are scheduled to play five innings tomorrow.

Still no firm target date for Brian Roberts’ exhibition debut, but he swung with full force against Mike Bordick earlier today.

Michael Aubrey still hasn’t been cleared to participate in all baseball activities after undergoing a procedure on Thursday that required him to get stitches in his back.

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