Markakis leading off, Pearce in left field (with note)

Orioles manager Buck Showalter has moved Nick Markakis atop the order again today against a left-handed starter, Arizona’s Patrick Corbin.

Steve Pearce is in left field. Taylor Teagarden is behind the plate.

Markakis is batting .328/.358/.377 with six doubles, 17 RBIs and 15 runs scored in 29 games as the leadoff hitter this season.

For the Orioles
Nick Markakis RF
Manny Machado 3B
Adam Jones CF
Chris Davis 1B
J.J. Hardy SS
Steve Pearce LF
Taylor Teagarden C
Brian Roberts 2B
Chris Tillman RHP

Note: Steve Johnson will start tonight for Triple-A Norfolk, with Kevin Gausman being skipped a turn.

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