Orioles and Rays lineups (Reimold and Schoop updates)

SARASOTA, Fla. - Manny Machado is making another road trip today, batting third against Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb.

Jason Pridie is playing right field and batting cleanup. Xavier Avery is starting in left field and batting ninth.

Yes, most of the regulars are staying in Sarasota.

For the Orioles:
Alexi Casilla 2B
Ryan Flaherty SS
Manny Machado 3B
Jason Pridie RF
Chris Dickerson CF
Trayvon Robinson DH
Travis Ishikawa 1B
Luis Exposito C
Xavier Avery LF

Wei-Yin Chen LHP

For the Rays:
Ben Zobrist RF
Kelly Johnson LF
Evan Longoria 3B
Yunel Escobar SS
Ryan Roberts 2B
Jose Molina C
Shelley Duncan DH
James Loney 1B
Sean Rodriguez CF

Alex Cobb RHP

Update: Reimold continues to downplay the soreness in his right shoulder that caused him to leave yesterday’s game after homering in the second inning.

“It shouldn’t be very long,” he said. “I can swing, I can do everything. It’s just that I don’t want to do something stupid in spring training.

“It probably wouldn’t have been anything if I didn’t have an at-bat and then come out.”

In other words, he wouldn’t be getting the media attention right now. Plenty of guys come down with tender shoulders in camp and back off a few days. Reimold just got noticed because he exited after two innings and he underwent surgery in June.

Cool clubhouse scene this morning: Players gathered in front of each television to watch Jonathan Schoop’s first at-bat for the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic. Schoop struck out swinging.

Update II: Schoop went 0-for-3 with a walk and a hit by pitch in the Netherlands’ 5-0 win over Korea.

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