Casilla starting, Yoon in bullpen (game vs. Phillies canceled)

SARASOTA, Fla. - Alexi Casilla is starting at shortstop today in the Orioles' split-squad game against the Phillies in Clearwater.

Casilla was scratched from yesterday's lineup due to swelling in his left knee, same as Friday's game against the Twins in Fort Myers.

Suk-min Yoon is on the travel roster after making his debut Saturday against the Yankees. Yoon threw 11 pitches in one inning. He's fresh.

The Orioles don't have a designated hitter listed, but that could chance after the Phillies decided to use one. Why would Brian Matusz bat?

Nick Markakis is starting in right field.

For the Orioles
Quintin Berry CF
Alexi Casilla SS
Nick Markakis RF
Steve Pearce 1B
Steve Clevenger C
Jonathan Schoop 2B
Henry Urrutia LF
Michael Almanzar 3B
Brian Matusz LHP

Jack Cust and Mike Yastrzemski are making the trip from minor league camp. Dariel Alvarez, who homered yesterday, also is headed to Clearwater, along with Buck Britton, Julio Borbon, Cord Phelps, Christian Walker, Ivan DeJesus Jr. and catcher David Freitas, the PTBN in the Jim Johnson trade.

Update: Cust is now listed as the DH for the Orioles.

Here is the new lineup:

Quintin Berry CF
Alexi Casilla SS
Nick Markakis RF
Steve Pearce 1B
Steve Clevenger C
Jonathan Schoop 2B
Henry Urrutia LF
Jack Cust DH
Michael Almanzar 3B

Brian Matusz LHP

Update II: The split-squad game against the Phillies in Clearwater has been canceled due to rain. I'm guessing the tornado watch in the Tampa area until 11 p.m. may have prompted it, too.

Teams don't make up exhibition games. That's why it's canceled instead of postponed.

Still no rain in Sarasota, but the sky has looked ominous all day. We're also experiencing high winds.

If the Orioles play tonight, Matusz and Kevin Gausman could pitch against the Twins after returning from Clearwater. Otherwise, manager Buck Showalter told reporters that they would throw Tuesday during the off day.

Also, Showalter told reporters that Ubaldo Jimenez tossed 3 2/3 scoreless innings against the Red Sox minor leaguers in Fort Myers, striking out seven batters and throwing 66 pitches.

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