Orioles and Red Sox lineups

BOSTON - For tonight’s series opener against the Red Sox, Adam Jones is back in center field one day after serving as the designated hitter.

Delmon Young is in left with Nelson Cruz at DH.

Chris Tillman takes the mound opposite Boston’s John Lackey as the Orioles look to start the series on the right foot.

For the Orioles
Nick Markakis RF
Delmon Young LF
Chris Davis 1B
Adam Jones CF
Nelson Cruz DH
Matt Wieters C
J.J. Hardy SS
Steve Lombardozzi 2B
Jonathan Schoop 3B

Chris Tillman RHP

For the Red Sox
Grady Sizemore LF
Daniel Nava RF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Mike Napoli DH
Mike Carp 1B
Xander Bogaerts SS
A.J. Pierzynski C
Jackie Bradley Jr. CF
Brock Holt 3B

John Lackey RHP

Since last Friday, Orioles starting pitchers have posted the best ERA in the American League at 1.71 in 31 2/3 innings and five games.

David Ortiz is out of the Red Sox lineup.

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