Mariners lineup vs. O’s (and Ayala note)

Still waiting for the Orioles to announce their roster moves today.

Still waiting for their lineup.

Michael Saunders, who came off the disabled list yesterday and homered on Zach Britton’s second pitch, is back in the leadoff spot for the Mariners.

For the Mariners
Michael Saunders CF
Kyle Seager 3B
Kendrys Morales DH
Michael Morse RF
Jason Bay LF
Justin Smoak 1B
Dustin Ackley 2B
Kelly Shoppach C
Brendan Ryan SS

Brandon Maurer RHP

None of the Orioles have faced Maurer. He’ll be a total stranger to them compared to last night’s starter, Joe Saunders.

Bay has a home run in five career at-bats against Jason Hammel, who starts tonight for the Orioles.

Note: The Braves announced that they placed reliever Luis Ayala on the 15-day disabled list with an anxiety disorder.

The Orioles traded Ayala to the Braves on April 10 for left-hander Chris Jones.

Ayala has allowed two runs and four hits in 4 2/3 innings over five appearances with the Braves, with three walks and five strikeouts.

Ayala left Camden Yards during an April 7 game and was taken to a local hospital after becoming dizzy. He joined the team in Boston later that night.

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