SARASOTA, Fla. - Alex Cobb, named the Orioles opening day starter, is on the mound for today’s 1:07 p.m. game against the Blue Jays in Dunedin.
Cobb has made two starts this spring, allowing four runs in two-thirds of an inning and one run in three innings.
Mark Trumbo is the designated hitter, his third appearance in the lineup. He’s 0-for-4.
Renato Núñez is back in the lineup at third base after fouling a ball of his left shin during Thursday’s game. Stevie Wilkerson is starting at first base.
Austin Hays is in right field today. Rule 5 picks Richie Martin (shortstop) and Drew Jackson (center field) also are in the lineup.
For the Orioles
Eric Young Jr. LF
Mark Trumbo DH
Chance Sisco C
Renato Núñez 3B
Austin Hays RF
Stevie Wilkerson 1B
Hanser Alberto 2B
Richie Martin SS
Drew Jackson CF
Alex Cobb RHP
Also listed as available to pitch are John Means, Cody Carroll, Evan Phillips and Tanner Scott.
The Blue Jays are starting right-hander Sam Gaviglio.
Mike Wright starts Sunday against the Yankees in Sarasota and Andrew Cashner starts Monday against the Tigers in Lakeland.