I’m still waiting for the Orioles to post their lineup. The door to Buck Showalter’s office is closed, and the only people in the clubhouse are Gary Allenson, T-Bone Shelby and Matt Wieters.
Showalter will meet with reporters at 11:45 a.m.
Here’s the White Sox lineup:
Juan Pierre LF
Omar Vizquel 3B
Alex Rios CF
Paul Konerko DH
Carlos Quentin RF
Mark Kotsay 1B
Alexei Ramirez SS
Ramon Castro C
Gordon Beckham 2B
Mark Buehrle LHP
Buehrle is 5-3 with a 2.72 ERA in 14 career games against the Orioles, including 12 starts. He’s allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine of his last 10 starts this season.
Nick Markakis is 8-for-16 lifetime against Buehrle, with a double, home run and two RBIs. Corey Patterson is 6-for-14 with two doubles, a homer and three RBIs.
Speaking of Markakis and Patterson - watch what I do here - don’t forget that today is the Right Side Foundation’s 2nd Annual 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk at Patterson Park in Baltimore. Learn more about it right here.
The goal of the foundation is to improve the lives of distressed children throughout the state of Maryland.