Orioles lineup vs. Twins

SARASOTA, Fla. - Renato Núñez is the designated hitter again tonight as the Orioles host the Twins.

Núñez popped up and walked last night in two plate appearances after replacing Mark Trumbo as the designated hitter in Dunedin.

Dwight Smith Jr. is leading off and playing right field. Rio Ruiz is the third baseman.

Diaz-Open-Shirt-White-sidebar.jpgChance Sisco is catching tonight. Yusniel Diaz comes over from minor league camp to play center field.

Alex Cobb makes his final start before his opening day assignment in the Bronx. He’s allowed eight runs in 8 2/3 innings, but four came over two-thirds in his debut.

Jimmy Yacabonis, Richard Bleier and Mychal Givens are available in the bullpen.

For the Orioles
Dwight Smith Jr. RF
Trey Mancini LF
Chris Davis 1B
Rio Ruiz 3B
Renato Núñez DH
Chance Sisco C
Drew Jackson SS
Jace Peterson 2B
Yusniel Diaz CF

Alex Cobb RHP

Right-hander José Berríos starts for the Twins.

The Orioles are sending Paul Fry to the mound Sunday for a split-squad game against the Phillies in Clearwater and Andrew Cashner against the Pirates in Sarasota. Dylan Bundy starts the final exhibition game Monday versus the Mets in Sarasota.

Left-hander Cole Irvin starts for the Phillies.

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