Orioles lineup vs. Tigers

Nelson Cruz is in left field and Delmon Young is the designated hitter for the Orioles’ series opener tonight against the Tigers at Camden Yards.

Tigers starter Rick Porcello is 2-5 with a 4.62 ERA in eight career starts against the Orioles and 0-3 with a 5.19 ERA in three starts at Camden Yards.

Nick Markakis is 9-for-21 with a double and home run against Porcello. He’s trying to extend his hitting streak to 19 games tonight, which would tie his career high. He’s hit safely in 21 of the last 22 games.

Cruz is only 4-for-23 versus Porcello and Adam Jones is 3-for-21, but Young is 8-for-22 with two doubles and a home run and J.J. Hardy is 7-for-17.

Orioles starter Bud Norris is 0-2 with a 7.41 ERA in three career starts against the Tigers

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

Bud Norris RHP

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