Davis in lineup

The Orioles will activate first baseman Chris Davis from the disabled list before today’s game against the Astros. He’s in the lineup batting third.

Five reserves are listed on the lineup card, so we’re waiting for a corresponding roster move.

David Lough is in left field. Steve Clevenger is catching again today and Nelson Cruz is at designated hitter.

No Matt Wieters, who’s one of the listed reserves.

For the Orioles
Nick Markakis RF
Manny Machado 3B
Chris Davis 1B
Adam Jones CF
Nelson Cruz DH
Steve Clevenger C
J.J. Hardy SS
Ryan Flaherty 2B
David Lough LF

Chris Tillman RHP

For the Astros
Jose Altuve 2B
Dexter Fowler CF
Jason Castro DH
Matt Dominguez 3B
Marc Krauss 1B
George Springer RF
Alex Presley LF
Carlos Corporan C
Jonathan Villar SS

Jarred Cosart RHP

Johan Santana threw 51 pitches over 2 1/3 innings yesterday in his second extended spring training start. His velocity was down a little, with his fastball sitting at 84-88 mph. He was 87-89 mph over two innings.

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