Orioles lineup vs. Athletics in series opener at Camden Yards

Ramón Urías is starting at third base tonight with Jordan Westburg at second following the Orioles’ decision to option Jackson Holliday to Triple-A Norfolk.

Urías is batting ninth and Westburg is slotted seventh. Colton Cowser is in left field and batting eighth.

Ryan O’Hearn is the designated hitter.

Corbin Burnes is 3-0 with a 2.76 ERA and 0.920 WHIP in five starts. He’s never faced the Athletics.

Right-handed and left-handed hitters have registered a .208 average against Burnes in his career. Right-handers have a .612 OPS and left-handers have a .602 OPS.

Per STATS, the Orioles are one of only three teams this season with four qualifying .300 hitters. They’ve never finished a season with more than three.

The Athletics are starting right-hander Ross Stripling, who’s 0-5 with a 5.34 ERA and 1.570 WHIP in five starts. He’s surrendered only two home runs but is averaging 11.6 hits allowed per nine innings.

Stripling has made six career appearances against the Orioles, including three starts, and posted a 3.86 ERA and 1.071 WHIP in 18 2/3 innings.

Ryan Mountcastle is 3-for-7 with two home runs against Stripling.

The last time these teams met, the Orioles swept a three-game series in Oakland and had a plus-21 run differential and plus-20 hit differential. They’ve scored at least seven runs in four consecutive games against the Athletics.

For the Orioles

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

Corbin Burnes RHP

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