Davis hasn’t played since June 11 against the Red Sox, when he went 0-for-5 with three strikeouts to lower his average to .150. He’s 3-for-27 with 14 strikeouts this month.
Mancini sat out last night’s game in D.C. with neck stiffness.
Mark Trumbo has homered in back-to-back games and in three of the last four. He’s the right fielder and cleanup hitter tonight.
Alex Cobb has made one career start against the Braves, allowing two runs over seven innings back in 2012 while pitching for the Rays at Tropicana Field.
Former Oriole Nick Markakis is 5-for-18 (.278) with a double against Cobb. Another former Oriole, Ryan Flaherty, is 3-for-9.
For the Orioles
Craig Gentry LF
Adam Jones CF
Manny Machado SS
Mark Trumbo RF
Danny Valencia 3B
Jonathan Schoop 2B
Chris Davis 1B
Caleb Joseph C
Alex Cobb RHP