Orioles @ Yankees-

Greetings from Camden Yards, where the Orioles will try to snap a five-game losing streak. The O’s are 3-7 over their last 10 games, which his the first time they’ve had such a rough stretch since June 30-July 13 of last year.

*Wei-Yin Chen will leave for Sarasota, Fla. tomorrow and get an early start on his rehab. He will start on the stationary bike and hopes to progress to running at some point next week. Chen, who has a Grade 2 oblique strain, will not pick up a ball for a while with manager Buck Showalter saying today he’d feel “fortunate” if Chen was a week away from a throwing program.

*J.J. Hardy is batting third today, which Showalter said is more of a product of trying to provide the toughest lineup possible against Yankees lefty CC Sabathia. Hardy, who had a 13-game hit streak snapped on Sunday, is a career .321 hitter (9-for-28) with a homer and five RBIs off Sabathia.

*Jake Arrieta is here as part of the bullpen and Showalter said there are no plans right now for the right-hander to get a start. That, of course, could change soon. Freddy Garcia will need to have a good start tonight to stay in the rotation and the Orioles will have to make a roster move tomorrow to activate Miguel Gonzalez from the disabled list. Rule 5 Draft pick T.J. McFarland continues to impress and could emerge as a candidate should the Orioles need another starter.
YANKEES LINEUP
Gardner CF
Robinson Cano 2B
Travis Hafner DH
Lyle Overbay 1B
Curtis Granderson LF
David Adams 3B
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Reid Brignac SS
Austin Romine C

CC Sabathia LHP

ORIOLES LINEUP
Nick Markakis RF
Manny Machado 3B
J.J. Hardy SS
Adam Jones CF
Chris Davis 1B
Matt Wieters C
Danny Valencia DH
Steve Pearce LF
Alexi Casilla 2B

Freddy Garcia RHP

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