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Game 43: Orioles (22-20) @ Pirates (18-25), 7:05

The O's look to rebound from a tough weekend in Kansas City by sending Miguel Gonzalez to face off against Pittsburgh's lefty, Francisco Liriano.

Rob Carr

Some say interleague play is unfair. The American League teams aren't used to playing without a designated hitter. The pitchers don't know what they are doing in the batter's box. While it is still theoretically a 50/50 chance as to who will win the baseball game, there will surely be one winner: the viewing public.

I may be way off base here, but Miguel Gonzalez looks like he could possess a pretty entertaining swing. Although, I'm sure Buck will limit how often we see it. If someone is on-base, he is gonna bunt. He there is no one on, he is probably taking the first two strikes. Either way, I'm excited.

Things started off promising in KC before the Orioles were losers of two in a row. They look to get back on track tonight. For more information, check out the game preview.

Tonight's lineups

Baltimore Orioles Pittsburgh Pirates
RF Nick Markakis (L) RF Josh Harrison (R)
3B Manny Machado (R) 2B Neil Walker (S)
CF Adam Jones (R) CF Andrew McCutchen (R)
1B Chris Davis (L) 3B Pedro Alvarez (L)
LF Nelson Cruz (R) LF Starling Marte (R)
SS J.J. Hardy (R) 1B Ike Davis (L)
2B Jonathan Schoop (R) SS Jordy Mercer (R)
C Caleb Joseph (R) C Chris Stewart (R)
P Miguel Gonzalez (R) P Francisco Liriano (L)