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Tuesday night Orioles game thread: vs. Braves, 7:35

After piling up the runs in the opener, the O’s will try to make it two in a row against the National League East leaders.

Atlanta Braves v Baltimore Orioles Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

The Atlanta Braves are near the top of most major league batting statistics. But it was the Orioles who had the lumber working Monday.

After winning 14-1 in the first game of the series - and scoring as many runs in one inning, a nine-run third, as they had in their previous five games combined - Baltimore will try to earn a second straight victory and win the series against the National League East leaders.

The Birds will try to stay hot against Atlanta starter Huascar Ynoa, who’s 0-0 with a 6.75 ERA. He’s appeared in seven games and made three starts with the Braves, and is coming off of a three-inning outing against the Nationals in which he allowed two hits and one run in a 7-6 Atlanta win.

He’ll go up against Tom Eshelman, who’s 3-0 with a 3.96 ERA for the Orioles this season. Eshelman is making his fourth start of the season, but has worked primarily as an opener for Baltimore. In his last start he pitched two innings against the Yankees, allowing one run on two hits.

Not too many changes for the Orioles (as you’d expect after a 14-run night). Pedro Severino is back behind the plate, and Hanser Alberto is back in the lineup at second base, though he’ll be hitting eighth for the first time this season.

Orioles lineup

1. Cedric Mullins CF

2. Jose Iglesias SS

3. DJ Stewart RF

4. Ryan Mountcastle 1B

5. Pedro Severino C

6. Renato Nunez DH

7. Rio Ruiz 3B

8. Hanser Alberto 2B

9. Austin Hays LF

RHP Tom Eshelman

Braves lineup

1. Ronald Acuna CF

2. Freddie Freeman 1B

3. Marcell Ozuna DH

4. Travis d’Arnaud C

5. Dansby Swanson SS

6. Nick Markakis RF

7. Adam Duvall LF

8. Austin Riley 3B

9. Ozzie Albies 2B

RHP Huascar Ynoa