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Sunday afternoon game thread: vs. Tigers, 1:05

Kevin Gausman is on the mound as the Orioles look to win only their second series of the 2018 season.

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

If the Orioles are going to get back into contention (HA!) it will need to start with getting wins at home and beating up on the lesser teams. The Detroit Tigers are not, on the whole, a good team. They sure seem better than the O's right now, but who isn't?

While the team still hasn't being winning games, the offense does seem to have come alive in the last few days. They have scored at least five runs in three consecutive games and it's looking like Manny Machado isn't the only major league hitter on the roster after all.

It's a gray, overcast day in Baltimore, but an Orioles win would sure brighten it up.

Today's Lineups

Jose Iglesias - SS Trey Mancini - 1B
Jeimer Candelario - 3B Jace Peterson - 2B
Miguel Cabrera - 1B Manny Machado - SS
Nick Castellanos - RF Adam Jones - DH
Victor Martinez - DH Danny Valencia - 3B
JaCoby Jones - CF Joey Rickard - LF
John Hicks - C Anthony Santander - RF
Victor Reyes - LF Craig Gentry - CF
Dixon Machado - 2B Caleb Joseph - C
Daniel Norris - LHP Kevin Gausman - RHP