Orioles lineup vs. Rays

Chris Davis and José Iglesias remain out of the Orioles’ lineup this afternoon as they go for their first series sweep since August 2018.

Iglesias pinch-hit last night but didn’t play in the field.

mullins-swings-triple-white-sidebar.jpgAustin Hays also is on the bench today, with Hanser Alberto leading off. Cedric Mullins is playing center field.

Rio Ruiz is batting cleanup and Andrew Velazquez is the shortstop. Renato Núñez replaces Davis at first base.

Chance Sisco is the designated hitter.

Left-hander Tommy Milone is making his first start since his opening day assignment in Boston. He’s posted a 6.75 ERA and 1.397 WHIP in eight career games against the Rays covering 38 2/3 innings.

Mike Zunino is 6-for-13 with three home runs against Milone. Kevin Kiermaier is 5-for-7 with a double and home run.

Yonny Chirinos didn’t allow an earned run over four innings in his first start, against the Braves, and he surrendered only one hit.

Núñez is 4-for-12 with a double and two home runs against Chirinos. Davis is 1-for-12 with a home run and five strikeouts.

For the Orioles
Hanser Alberto 2B
Anthony Santander RF
Renato Núñez 1B
Rio Ruiz 3B
Pedro Severino C
DJ Stewart LF
Chance Sisco DH
Andrew Velazquez SS
Cedric Mullins CF

Tommy Milone LHP

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