Orioles lineup vs. Tigers

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles are headed to Lakeland today to play the Detroit Tigers, with left-hander Brian Matusz looking to build on his impressive outing against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Ronny Paulino, suddently the favorite to be the backup catcher on opening day, gets his first start behind the plate.

For the Orioles:
Endy Chavez CF
Nolan Reimold LF
Nick Johnson DH
Chris Davis 1B
Wilson Betemit 3B
Ronny Paulino C
Ryan Flaherty SS
Jai Miller RF
Matt Antonelli 2B

Brian Matusz LHP

Alfredo Simon, Miguel Socolovich, Jon Link, Troy Patton and Oscar Villarreal also are scheduled to pitch.

Justin Verlander is starting for the Tigers. Jose Valverde, Chris Bootcheck and Bryan Villarreal also will pitch.

Two Villarreals in one game? Is that a record?

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