Orioles and Rays opening day lineups

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles’ first lineup of the 2022 season includes Austin Hays in right field and Anthony Santander in left against the Rays at Tropicana Field.

Ramón Uriás is at second base and Jorge Mateo is at shortstop.

Kelvin Gutiérrez is batting ninth and playing third base.

Reliever Dillon Tate said he had strep throat, which prevented him from pitching after March 26. He’s fine now and available out of the bullpen.

For the Orioles
Cedric Mullins CF
Ryan Mountcastle 1B
Trey Mancini DH
Austin Hays RF
Anthony Santander LF
Ramón Urías 2B
Jorge Mateo SS
Robinson Chirinos C
Kelvin Gutiérrez 3B

John Means LHP

Pitcher Spenser Watkins and catcher Beau Taylor have lockers inside the clubhouse and are on the taxi squad.

For the Rays
Yandy Díaz 3B
Wander Franco SS
Hariold Ramírez 1B
Randy Arozarena LF
Brandon Lowe 2B
Mike Zunino C
Josh Lowe DH
Manuel Margot RF
Kevin Kiermaier CF

Shane McClanahan LHP

The ceremonial first pitches Monday will be thrown by family members of slain police officer Keona Holley; family members of firefighters Paul Butrim, Kenneth Lacayo and Kelsey Sadler, who lost their lives battling a fire on Jan. 24; and John McMaster, who was left in critical condition.


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