Hardy batting leadoff, Scott in left field (10th-round pick)

For only the second time in his major league career, shortstop J.J. Hardy will bat first in the order. He's never started in that slot and doesn't own an official at-bat.

Felix Pie and Robert Andino are on the bench, so manager Buck Showalter needed to improvise.

Luke Scott is playing left field two days after having a cortisone injection in his shoulder.

For the Orioles:

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

Chris Jakubauskas RHP

In the 10th round, the Orioles selected University of Virginia right-hander Philip Wilson.

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