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Wednesday night Orioles game thread: vs. Rays, 7:05

The Orioles put their streak of not losing a series on the line on Wednesday night. Dylan Bundy pitches for the Orioles, while Alex Cobb, who hasn't been healthy and good since 2014, takes the mound for the Rays.

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The streak of Orioles series wins is on the line tonight. If they win the series finale against the Rays, then they will have still won (or at least not lost) every series so far this year. If they lose, well, they had to lose eventually, I guess, but more fun if it could have kept on going for a while longer.

Are you one of those people who wants Hyun Soo Kim to get more playing time? Enjoy him while you can tonight because apparently four of the next six opposing starters the Orioles play against are going to be left-handed.

Short of getting no-hit, the Orioles offense can't be much worse than they were last night. Hopefully Dylan Bundy can continue his April brilliance and the offense can do enough against Alex Cobb for the rest to take care of itself. Cobb has allowed five home runs in 24 innings pitched, so maybe that's a trend the O's can take advantage of tonight rather than some bad luck that will even itself out.

This is just Ryan Flaherty's second start of the season.

Today's Lineups

Corey Dickerson - DH Seth Smith - RF
Kevin Kiermaier - CF Adam Jones - CF
Evan Longoria - 3B Manny Machado - 3B
Brad Miller - 2B Chris Davis - 1B
Steven Souza - RF Mark Trumbo - DH
Logan Morrison - 1B Welington Castillo - C
Tim Beckham - SS Hyun Soo Kim - LF
Shane Peterson - LF Jonathan Schoop - 2B
Derek Norris - C Ryan Flaherty - SS
Alex Cobb - RHP Dylan Bundy - RHP