The Orioles look to get back in the win column (cue Joe Angel voice), as they face off against the World Series Champion Washington Nationals.
Tommy Milone (0-1, 4.76 ERA) will face off against Aníbal Sánchez (0-1, 7.20 ERA) tonight in game one. The veteran lefty is coming off a no-decision, in which he pitched five innings, struck out eight batters and allowed one run.
Rio Ruiz is back in the lineup, playing third base and batting seventh, and Austin Hays drops all the way down to the ninth spot, playing center field.
Here is tonight’s starting lineup:
1. Hanser Alberto 2B
2 Anthony Santander RF
3. José Iglesias SS
4. Renato Núñez DH
5 Dwight Smith LF
6. Pedro Severino C
7. Rio Ruiz 3B
8. Chris Davis 1B
9. Austin Hays CF
Tommy Milone LHP
Tonight’s game is available on MASN2 and the Orioles Radio Network. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. EST.