Orioles and Tigers lineups (rotation update)

Looking to stack his lineup with right-handers tonight, Orioles manager Buck Showalter decided to start Steve Pearce as his designated hitter and put Caleb Joseph behind the plate.

The DH choice came down to Pearce or Delmon Young.

For the Orioles
Nick Markakis RF
Manny Machado 3B
Adam Jones CF
Chris Davis 1B
Nelson Cruz LF
J.J. Hardy SS
Steve Pearce DH
Jonathan Schoop 2B
Caleb Joseph C

Ubaldo Jimenez RHP

For the Tigers
Ian Kinsler 2B
Torii Hunter RF
Miguel Cabrera DH
Victor Martinez 1B
J.D. Martinez LF
Austin Jackson CF
Nick Castellanos 3B
Alex Avila C
Andrew Romine SS

Drew Smyly LHP

The Royals’ game notes list Miguel Gonzalez as Thursday’s starter in Kansas City. Chen isn’t found among the probables in the four-game series.

Chris Tillman is listed as Friday’s starter, followed by Bud Norris Saturday and Ubaldo Jimenez Sunday.

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