Orioles lineup and rotation update

Nate McLouth remains in the leadoff spot tonight for the Orioles. Wilson Betemit is serving as the designated hitter.

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

Miguel Gonzalez RHP

Only two Orioles have faced Rays right-hander Alex Cobb. Omar Quintanilla is 1-for-3 and Endy Chavez is 0-for-3.

Manager Buck Showalter, interviewed for Buck’s Blog on MASNsports.com, confirmed that Wei-Yin Chen will start Thursday against the Rays. Chris Tillman will likely make a start in Oakland.

Also, Jason Hammel will undergo an MRI on his right knee Thursday morning after leaving last night’s game in the fourth inning.

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