Orioles @ Rays lineups and pregame notes

*Not much in the way of pregame notes here from Tropicana Field, although the Orioles do have a different leadoff hitter tonight in Nate McLouth. Asked if he’d go with McLouth against right-handed starters, manager Buck Showalter was noncommittal. The O’s had Nick Markakis, who is hitting third tonight, batting in the leadoff spot against lefty David Price last night. For more on that win, click here.

*In case you missed it, Opening Day was a family affair for Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, who took in the moment of his first Opening Day with his family watching in the stands. For more on that, click here.

*Chris Tillman, who is scheduled to be activated from the disabled list and start Saturday, threw a little more in yesterday’s bullpen session than normal and will throw another ‘pen on Thursday. Tillman’s last start was on Friday.

ORIOLES LINEUP
Nate McLouth LF
Manny Machado 3B
Nick Markakis RF
Adam Jones CF
Chris Davis 1B
Matt Wieters C
J.J. Hardy SS
Nolan Reimold DH
Brian Roberts 2B

Wei-Yin Chen LHP

RAYS LINEUP
Desmond Jennings cf
Sean Rodriguez lf
Ben Zobrist rf
Evan Longoria 3b
Shelley Duncan dh
Yunel Escobar ss
Ryan Roberts 2b
Jose Lobaton c
Kelly Johnson 1b

Jeremy Hellickson RHP

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