Quintanilla gets first start with Orioles (and note on Jim Gilbert)

Omar Quintanilla will follow up two appearances with the Orioles as a defensive replacement at second base with his first start tonight at shortstop.

J.J. Hardy gets a rare breather, and it comes after he collected two hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs yesterday afternoon.

Ryan Flaherty stays at second base, and Endy Chavez replaces Chris Davis in left field. Davis is starting at first base.

For the Orioles:
Nick Markakis RF
Endy Chavez LF
Jim Thome DH
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Wilson Betemit 3B
Chris Davis 1B
Ryan Flaherty 2B
Omar Quintanilla SS

Tommy Hunter RHP

For the Indians:
Shin-Soo Choo RF
Asdrubal Cabrera SS
Jason Kipnis 2B
Michael Brantley CF
Carlos Santana C
Travis Hafner DH
Johnny Damon LF
Casey Kotchman 1B
Jack Hannahan 3B

Justin Masterson RHP

NOTE: Long-time Orioles area scout Jim Gilbert, one of the founders of the Oriolelanders program and a Mid-Atlantic Scouts Association Hall of Famer, passed away last night. I'm still gathering more information, but I wanted to pass it along. Sad news.

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