Orioles and Yankees lineups (updated)

NEW YORK - Orioles manager Buck Showalter is breaking out a familiar lineup for Game 3 of the American League Division Series.

Jim Thome is serving as the designated hitter against Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda. Ryan Flaherty is starting at second base.

For the Orioles:
Nate McLouth LF
J.J Hardy SS
Chris Davis RF
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Jim Thome DH
Mark Reynolds 1B
Ryan Flaherty 2B
Manny Machado 3B

Miguel Gonzalez RHP

For the Yankees:
Derek Jeter SS
Ichiro Suzuki LF
Alex Rodriguez DH
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Curtis Granderson CF
Russell Martin C
Eric Chavez 3B

Hiroki Kuroda RHP

Chavez is 3-for-6 with a home run against Gonzalez.

NOTE: Yankees manager Joe Girardi told reporters that Phil Hughes will start Game 4 on Thursday whether they win or lose tonight.

Hughes said his slider was an effective pitch in his last start against the Orioles and he intends to keep the same strategy Thursday night.

Girardi said he kept Rodriguez in the third slot tonight because “I trust my guys. I’m with them every day, and it’s important that they trust me.”

Rodriguez is 1-for-9 with five strikeouts in the Division Series.

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