Orioles and Padres lineups in San Diego

SAN DIEGO – Aaron Hicks is starting in left field and batting eighth tonight after his reinstatement from the injured list earlier today.

Cedric Mullins is in center field and batting sixth. Austin Hays sits against Padres right-hander Yu Darvish.

Adley Rutschman stays in the leadoff spot, followed by shortstop Gunnar Henderson.

Jordan Westburg is playing second base and batting ninth.

Ryan Mountcastle, the designated hitter tonight, is slashing .418/.488/.672 with four home runs and 13 RBIs during his 20-game on-base streak.

The O’s have won 24 of their last 34 games dating back to July 5. Only the Dodgers (24-8) have a better record in that span.

Twelve of the Orioles next 15 games are against teams with losing records.

Yennier Cano (28 pitches), Mike Baumann (30) and Cionel Pérez (16) have pitched on back-to-back days and could be unavailable tonight.

Padres shortstop Xander Bogaerts has two hits in his last 22 at-bats with runners in scoring position. He’s hitting .198 with RISP this season.

For the Orioles
Adley Rutschman C
Gunnar Henderson SS
Anthony Santander RF
Ryan O’Hearn 1B
Ryan Mountcastle DH
Cedric Mullins CF
Ramón Urías 3B
Aaron Hicks LF
Jordan Westburg 2B

Grayson Rodriguez RHP

For the Padres
Ha-Seong Kim 2B
Fernando Tatis Jr. RF
Juan Soto LF
Manny Machado 3B
Xander Bogaerts SS
Jake Cronenworth 1B
Luis Campusano C
Garrett Cooper DH
Trent Grisham CF

Yu Darvish RHP

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