Teagarden behind the plate, Wieters the DH

The Orioles’ lineup tonight against Tampa Bay left-hander David Price includes Taylor Teagarden behind the plate and slumping Matt Wieters batting cleanup and serving as the designated hitter.

Wieters is hitting .354/.418/.524 against left-handers. He’s 7-for-21 lifetime against Price.

Seeking more right-handers to face Price, manager Buck Showalter is inserting Steve Tolleson in left field. However, that leaves left-handed hitting Omar Quintanilla at second base.

For the Orioles:
Nick Markakis RF
J.J. Hardy SS
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters DH
Wilson Betemit 3B
Mark Reynolds 1B
Taylor Teagarden C
Omar Quintanilla 2B
Steve Tolleson LF

Miguel Gonzalez RHP

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