Wieters batting fifth tonight

Matt Wieters is in the Orioles lineup tonight for the first time since May 10, 2014, catching and batting fifth against Indians right-hander Shaun Marcum.

jj-hardy-ALCS gray sidebar.pngShortstop J.J. Hardy returns to the lineup after missing three straight games in Houston and being inserted yesterday as a defensive replacement in the ninth inning.

David Lough is in left field tonight and Travis Snider is in right. Jimmy Paredes is serving as the designated hitter and batting sixth.

For the Orioles
Manny Machado 3B
Travis Snider RF
Adam Jones CF
Chris Davis 1B
Matt Wieters C
Jimmy Paredes DH
Ryan Flaherty 2B
J.J. Hardy SS
David Lough LF

Chris Tillman RHP

For the Indians
Jason Kipnis 2B
Carlos Santana 1B
Michael Brantley DH
Brandon Moss RF
David Murphy LF
Lonnie Chisenhall 3B
Yan Gomes C
Michael Bourn CF
Mike Aviles SS

Shaun Marcum RHP

Shameless plug alert: I’m in-studio today for “The Mid-Atlantic Sports Report” from 5-6:30 p.m. on MASN.

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