Roberts out of lineup again (updated)

Luke Scott is playing first base tonight, weather permitting, but it’s more interesting that second baseman Brian Roberts is on the bench.

Roberts wasn’t in last night’s lineup, but we blamed it on poor numbers against Red Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield. Roberts is 6-for-24 with seven walks lifetime against Yankees starter Bartolo Colon.

Must be a health issue. We’ll find out after the clubhouse opens to the media in about 20 minutes.

For the Orioles:
Felix Pie LF
Adam Jones CF
Nick Markakis RF
Vladimir Guerrero DH
Luke Scott 1B
Matt Wieters C
J.J. Hardy SS
Mark Reynolds 3B
Robert Andino 2B

Zach Britton LHP

Still no roster moves announced.

I can’t let the afternoon pass without wishing Brooks Robinson a Happy 74th Birthday. Here’s hoping for many more happy and healthy days for No. 5.

Reggie Jackson is 65 today.

Yes, I feel old.

Update: Roberts isn’t in the lineup tonight because he’s been dealing with headaches since this morning. More to follow.

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