WASHINGTON - Miguel Tejada is batting fourth and serving as the designated hitter today for Triple-A Norfolk. It’s Tejada’s first game outside of extended spring training.
Brad Bergesen, who cleared waivers and was outrighted, will start for the Tides.
The Orioles haven’t posted their lineup. The Nats beat them to it.
At least the Nats can brag about beating them once this weekend.
Danny Espinosa 2B
Bryce Harper CF
Ryan Zimmerman 3B
Adam LaRoche 1B
Ian Desmond SS
Xavier Nady RF
Tyler Moore LF
Jesus Flores C
Stephen Strasburg RHP
I would expect Matt Wieters, in a 4-for-40 slump, to be sitting out today’s game after catching last night. Look for Luis Exposito behind the plate.
Wei-Yin Chen begins his Orioles career with a 4-0 record. The last Orioles starter to win his first five decisions with the club was Jimmy Key (8-0 in in 1997). Ben McDonald was 5-0 1990.