Orioles and Rangers lineups

Shortstop J.J. Hardy is back in the Orioles’ lineup tonight, and Omar Quintanilla is back at second base.

For the Orioles:
Nick Markakis RF
J.J. Hardy SS
Nate McLouth LF
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Chris Davis DH
Mark Reynolds 1B
Omar Quintanilla 2B
Manny Machado 3B

Chris Tillman RHP

For the Rangers:
Ian Kinsler 2B
Elvis Andrus SS
Josh Hamilton CF
Adrian Beltre 3B
Nelson Cruz RF
Michael Young DH
David Murphy LF
Geovany Soto C
Mitch Moreland 1B

Scott Feldman RHP

The Orioles have lost nine of their last 10 games against the Rangers.

Hardy is 7-for-37 in his last 10 games. Machado is 2-for-14 on the road trip. Markakis is 7-for-15 with three doubles and three walks on the trip.

In his 37 games in the leadoff spot, Markakis is batting .333 with 10 doubles, a triple, five homers, 16 RBIs, 26 runs scored and an .894 OPS.

Jones is 1-for-12 lifetime against Feldman.

Jones’ next stolen base will give him a career-high 14. However, he’s homerless in his last 88 at-bats, his longest stretch of the season. The longest stretch of his career is 108 at-bats from May 1-June 5, 2008.

Reynolds is 3-for-4 with a home run against Feldman.

Shameless plug alert: I’ll be calling into “The Mid-Atlantic Sports Report” around 6:15 p.m. on MASN. I had an uncontrollable urge to talk about the Orioles, and since I’m alone...

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