The Orioles’ lineup is missing Brian Roberts, who’s taking a break from the artificial surface at Rogers Centre, and Ty Wigginton, who’s serving the final game of his suspension.
Roberts is 5-for-10 lifetime against Blue Jays starter Ricky Romero. Wigginton is 5-for-14 with two doubles.
Not the best timing.
Matt Wieters homered twice last night and Luke Scott also went deep. They’re a combined 2-for-19 against Romero, though Scott has homered once off him.
In Romero’s last start against the Orioles, he allowed two unearned runs and five hits in seven innings. In a May 30 start, he allowed one run and six hits over nine innings.
Not the best guy to be facing tonight.
Romero is 4-2 with a 2.16 ERA in eight home starts this season.
Kevin Millwood faced the Blue Jays on May 28 and allowed five runs (four earned) and six hits in six innings in a 5-0 loss. He’s 2-6 with a 4.91 ERA in 11 career starts.
Jose Bautista is 4-9 with a double, triple, two homers and five RBIs lifetime against MIllwood. John Buck is 8-for-21 with two doubles and six RBIs. Aaron Hill is 8-for-22 with two doubles, a homer and three RBIs.
Adam Lind is 0-for-13, and Vernon Wells is 4-for-25, though two of his hits are home runs.
Yes, I’m saying there’s a chance.