Orioles lineup vs. Braves

ATLANTA - Trey Mancini remains out of the Orioles lineup today and Chris Davis stays in it.

Mancini has been on the bench for the last three games due to neck stiffness, but he pinch-hit last night. Colby Rasmus is batting first and playing left field.

chris-davis-overhead-jays-orange.jpgDavis returned last night after sitting out the past eight games and homered, hit a sacrifice fly and walked twice in a 10-7, 15-inning win over the Braves.

Left-hander Donnie Hart is in the clubhouse, but he isn’t listed among the relievers. No move has been announced.

Dylan Bundy has allowed four runs and struck out 17 batters in his last three starts over 21 innings. He’s never faced the Braves. Danny Santana has one plate appearance against him.

Julio Teheran threw six no-hit innings with 11 strikeouts in his last start versus the Padres and lowered his ERA to 3.97. Right-handers are hitting .191 against him and left-handers .222.

In his only career start against the Orioles, Teheran allowed five runs over four innings in a 7-3 loss on July 28, 2015 at Camden Yards. Davis homered twice within the first two innings and drove in five runs.

Manny Machado’s home run last night in the 15th inning was the latest go-ahead shot by an Oriole since Adam Jones’ (15th inning) on May 16, 2012 in Kansas City.

Since Alex Cobb made his debut in 2011, his 2.67 ERA in interleague play is the fifth-lowest among active pitchers.

The Orioles have won six consecutive games against the Braves. Their last loss came on June 15, 2012.

On this date in 2014, Davis slugged pinch-hit three-run homer off the White Sox’s Ronald Belisario to give the Orioles a 6-4 win. It marked the Orioles’ first walk-off pinch-hit home run in 26 years.

For the Orioles
Colby Rasmus LF
Adam Jones CF
Manny Machado SS
Mark Trumbo RF
Chris Davis 1B
Danny Valencia 3B
Jonathan Schoop 2B
Caleb Joseph C
Dylan Bundy RHP

Right-hander Brandon McCarthy starts Sunday for the Braves, who had listed the spot as TBD.

Here are the starters for the four-game series against the Mariners at Camden Yards:

Monday: Andrew Cashner vs. Felix Hernandez
Tuesday: Kevin Gausman vs. James Paxton
Wednesday: Alex Cobb vs. Wade LeBlanc
Thursday: Dylan Bundy vs. Mike Leake

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