Orioles-Rays lineup, Simon and Matusz updates

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Here are the lineups for tonight’s game at Tropicana Field:

For the Orioles:

Brian Roberts 2B
Nick Markakis RF
Derrek Lee 1B
Vladimir Guerrero DH
Luke Scott LF
Adam Jones CF
Mark Reynolds 3B
Matt Wieters C
J.J. Hardy SS

Chris Tillman RHP

For the Rays:

Zobrist 2B
Damon LF
Longoria 3B
Ramirez DH
Johnson 1B
Upton CF
Joyce RF
Shoppach C
Brignac SS

Shields RHP

Also, an Orioles official confirmed that pitcher Alfredo Simon has obtained his visa and will enter the U.S. shortly. The Sun posted an update earlier today.

Simon was granted bail in the Dominican Republic after being incarcerated since Jan. 3. He’ll eventually start a throwing program in Sarasota while remaining on the Orioles’ restricted list.

Brian Matusz will fly back to Baltimore after tomorrow’s game and be examined by team orthopedist Dr. John Wilckens. Matusz is going on the disabled list with a strained intercostal muscle.

Matusz also might visit the team dermatologist in Philadelphia to have his left middle finger checked. Just a routine follow-up after having a wart removed.

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