Orioles and White Sox lineups for series opener

CHICAGO – Jordan Westburg is batting fifth tonight and playing third base in the series opener in Chicago.

Colton Cowser is in left field, Cedric Mullins is in center and Anthony Santander is in right.

Ryan Mountcastle is the first baseman, with Ryan O’Hearn serving as designated hitter.

Adley Rutschman leads the Orioles with 56 hits. He joins Milwaukee’s William Contreras (65) as the only catchers ranking first on their teams.

Grayson Rodriguez has a streak of 12 straight scoreless innings, third-longest by an Orioles starter behind Cole Irvin’s 22 2/3 and Albert Suárez’s 12 1/3.

The Orioles have won their last four series against the White Sox. They haven’t won five in a row since 1977-79, when they claimed eight straight.

No team this season has more losses by five or more runs than the White Sox with 15, per STATS.

For the Orioles

Gunnar Henderson SS
Adley Rutschman C
Ryan O’Hearn DH
Anthony Santander RF
Jordan Westburg 3B
Colton Cowser LF
Ryan Mountcastle 1B
Cedric Mullins CF
Jorge Mateo 2B

Grayson Rodriguez RHP

For the White Sox

Tommy Pham RF
Nicky Lopez 2B
Andrew Vaughn 1B
Gavin Sheets DH
Paul DeJong SS
Andrew Benintendi LF
Korey Lee C
Dominic Fletcher CF
Danny Mendick 3B

Mike Clevinger RHP

High-A Aberdeen right-hander Teddy Sharkey underwent lumbar discectomy surgery yesterday. Dr. Thomas Tolli performed the surgery in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Sharkey will miss the remainder of the season.

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