Yesterday there was rain, but at least the rain came late enough that it didn't disrupt the plans for the starting rotation. Today, the Orioles will take on the Yankees.
Being as it's late in spring against a division rival, it seems Buck Showalter is employing his "don't use a regular starting pitcher against a division opponent" rule that he believes in. Getting the start is Tyler Wilson, who will hopefully figure into the O's rotation in the future, but probably not this year, barring a cascade of injuries that nobody who likes the Orioles would want to see.
This is not the first time that there has been a surprising name playing center field, which is enough to make you wonder at least a little bit if the Orioles are thinking about using that guy as some kind of super-utility player and not necessarily have a dedicated "fourth outfielder" who can play any outfield spot and not much else. I only mention this because one way that you might see Nolan Reimold make the roster is if the Orioles condensed their bench in such a way.
Today's game will be televised on the MLB Network, although it's going to be YES broadcasters, so be aware. The game will also be on the radio in Baltimore on the O's new home, 105.7.
|BALTIMORE ORIOLES||NEW YORK YANKEES|
|Alejandro De Aza - LF||Brett Gardner - LF|
|Manny Machado - 3B||Chase Headley - 3B|
|Jimmy Paredes - DH||Carlos Beltran - RF|
|Chris Davis - 1B||Mark Teixeira - 1B|
|Travis Snider - RF||Alex Rodriguez - DH|
|Everth Cabrera - CF||Chris Young - CF|
|Steve Clevenger - C||Stephen Drew - 2B|
|Ryan Flaherty - SS||Didi Gregorius - SS|
|Jonathan Schoop - 2B||Austin Romine - C|
|Tyler Wilson - RHP||Scott Baker - RHP|