Orioles lineup and notes (Hart optioned)

kim-running-white.jpgHyun Soo Kim is starting in left field tonight as the Orioles conclude their two-game series against the Pirates at Camden Yards.

Edwin Jackson arrived at Camden Yards and has a locker set up with a No. 28 jersey hanging in it, but the Orioles haven’t announced the roster move.

Welington Castillo threw to the bases today before batting practice and said he’s ready to come off the disabled list if the Orioles decide to activate him this weekend.

And yes, Caleb Joseph gave him a Kevlar protective cup.

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Mark Trumbo joined Pat Kelly (1977) as the only Orioles with three walk-off RBIs within the first 30 home games. Trumbo leads the majors with three walk-offs this season.

Last night also marked the third time that Jonathan Schoop has hit a game-tying or go-ahead home run with the Orioles down by two runs or more in the ninth inning. No other player in the majors has three such home runs over the last three seasons, according to Elias.

Schoop leads the Orioles with 12 RBIs in the seventh inning or later.

Single-A Delmarva manager Ryan Minor recorded his 400th win last night.

For the Orioles
Seth Smith RF
Adam Jones CF
Manny Machado 3B
Chris Davis 1B
Mark Trumbo DH
Jonathan Schoop 2B
Hyun Soo Kim LF
J.J. Hardy SS
Caleb Joseph C

Wade Miley LHP

Here are the starters for the weekend series against the Yankees in the Bronx:

Friday: Dylan Bundy vs. Jordan Montgomery
Saturday: Chris Tillman vs. Luis Severino
Sunday: Kevin Gausman vs. Masahiro Tanaka

Update: The Orioles optioned Donnie Hart to make room for Jackson, leaving Richard Bleier as the only left-hander in the bullpen.

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