Orioles and Yankees lineups

NEW YORK - Matt Wieters is catching a day game after a night game this afternoon. Omar Quintanilla gets another start at second base.

For the Orioles:
Nick Markakis RF
J.J. Hardy SS
Nate McLouth LF
Adam Jones CF
Matt Wieters C
Chris Davis DH
Mark Reynolds 1B
Omar Quintanilla 2B
Manny Machado 3B

Wei-Yin Chen LHP

For the Yankees:
Derek Jeter DH
Nick Swisher 1B
Robinson Cano 2B
Andruw Jones RF
Curtis Granderson CF
Russell Martin C
Jayson Nix 3B
Eduardo Nunez SS
Ichiro Suzuki LF

David Phelps RHP

Chen has allowed 19 runs in the first inning, the most in any inning. He’s surrendered 14 in the third.

In 46 games in the leadoff spot, Markakis is batting .340 with 12 doubles, two triples, five home runs, 24 RBIs, 29 runs scored and an .891 OPS.

The Orioles made today’s roster moves official. They activated infielder Wilson Betemit from the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Xavier Avery, infielder Steve Tolleson and catcher Luis Exposito from Triple-A Norfolk.

Exposito will switch to No. 59. Avery will wear 70 and Tolleson will wear 6.

The Orioles are 6-6 against the Yankees this season (1-4 in Baltimore, 5-2 in the Bronx). They trail the all-time series, 430-529 (220-256 in Baltimore, 210-273 in the Bronx).

On this date in 1999, Albert Belle hit a two-run homer, his 30th of the year, and Doug Johns allowed one run over 6 2/3 innings in a 3-1 win over Tampa Bay. Remember those guys?

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