Davis in right field tonight

Manager Buck Showalter is keeping Chris Davis in the lineup tonight by starting him in right field.

Davis has never played the outfield in the majors. He's been a corner infielder and emergency reliever (once).

Davis played two games in right field with Single-A Spokane in 2006.

For the Orioles:
Brian Roberts 2B
J.J. Hardy SS
Chris Davis RF
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Mark Reynolds 1B
Wilson Betemit 3B
Steve Pearce LF
Brian Matusz LHP

For the Braves:
Michael Bourn CF
Martin Prado 1B
Brian McCann C
Dan Uggla 2B
Chipper Jones 3B
Matt Diaz LF
Jason Heyward RF
Andrelton Simmons SS
Tommy Hanson RHP

Down on the farm, the Orioles transferred outfielder Jai Miller from Triple-A Norfolk to Double-A Bowie. Outfielder Steven Bumbry was transferred from Bowie to Single-A Frederick.

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