Andino returns to lineup

BOSTON - Orioles second baseman Robert Andino has been cleared to play today, and he’s starting at second base against Red Sox left-hander Felix Doubront.

Andino sat out yesterday’s game after being hit on the batting helmet Friday night.

For the Orioles:
Nate McLouth LF
J.J. Hardy SS
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Mark Reynolds 1B
Lew Ford RF
Chris Davis DH
Manny Machado 3B
Robert Andino 2B

Chris Tillman RHP

For the Red Sox:
Scott Podsednik CF
Pedro Ciriaco 2B
Dustin Pedroia DH
Cody Ross RF
James Loney 1B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C
Danny Valencia 3B
Daniel Nava LF
Jose Iglesias SS

Felix Doubront LHP

Jacoby Ellsbury was scratched from the Red Sox’s lineup. He was supposed to lead off and play center field.

The Orioles are 25-15 against left-handed starters.

In 11 games against Boston this year, Reynolds is batting .400 (16-for-40) with four doubles, six homers, 16 RBIs, eight walks, nine runs, a .500 on-base percentage and .950 slugging percentage.

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