Orioles and Angels lineups

Nolan Reimold has returned to the Orioles’ lineup tonight after being bothered yesterday by neck spasms. Mark Reynolds is serving as the designated hitter.

For the Orioles:

Nolan Reimold LF
J.J. Hardy SS
Nick Markakis RF
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Wilson Betemit 3B
Mark Reynolds DH
Chris Davis 1B
Robert Andino 2B

Brian Matusz LHP

A series win in Anaheim would mark the first time that the Orioles have won each series of a three-city road trip since Aug. 7-16, 1998 at Minnesota, Tampa Bay and Cleveland.

The Orioles already have won two series on the same road trip for the first time since Sept. 6-12, 2010 at New York and Detroit.

Matusz will attempt to snap a career-high 11-game losing streak tonight. It’s the longest active losing streak in the majors and is tied for the second-longest losing streak by a starter in Orioles history behind Mike Boddicker’s 13 straight losses (Sept. 9, 1987-May 14, 1988). David Hernandez also lost 11 in a row from August 17, 2009-May 11, 2010.

Yesterday marked the Orioles’ first errorless game of the road trip. It also snapped a nine-game streak of committing at least one error.

The Orioles are 3-0 when they don’t commit an error. They’re also 7-2 when scoring first and 8-3 when hitting at least one home run.

For the Angels:
Erick Aybar SS
Howard Kendrick 2B
Albert Pujols 1B
Torii Hunter RF
Mark Trumbo LF
Vernon Wells CF
Kendrys Morales DH
Chris Iannetta C
Alberto Callaspo 3B

Jerome Williams RHP

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