Orioles @ Brewers Game 1 (updated w Davis)

Greetings from Miller Park, where the Orioles will play in Milwaukee for the first time since 2008 starting with this afternoon’s Memorial Day game.

*New Oriole Nick Hundley is making his first start since being traded to Baltimore on Saturday. Steve Pearce is getting the start at first base with Chris Davis on paternity leave until Tuesday.

Davis and his wife, Jill, welcomed a baby girl yesterday and he will fly back on Tuesday morning and be activated prior to the Orioles game. Per the rules on paternity leave, the Orioles don’t have to send down Preston Guilmet –who was added in Davis’ place. They could make another roster move, perhaps a catcher, with Hundley’s arrival giving them three catchers on the 25-man.

*Catcher Matt Wieters is here, and continues to travel with the team as he rests his elbow. Wieters’ three-week mark of seeing Dr. James Andrews is Wednesday and the team hopes to have a better idea of how things look after that.

*There are several former O’s here with the Brewers, including closer Francisco Rodriguez and infielder Mark Reynolds. A very popular guy in the clubhouse, Reynolds faced the Orioles last year as a member of the Yankees and joked that he was upset shortstop J.J. Hardy –whose Brewers number he’s wearing this year– stood him up for dinner after the game.

“I keep tabs with them on TV as much as I can,” Reynolds said of an Orioles organization he played for in 2011 and ’12. “I get the ‘cut the cord’ thing from my teammates, but with the run we had in 2012 and as close as we were, It’s rare you form friendships like that. And it’s always good to see them.”

*Triple-A outfielder Francisco Peguero has been named the International League’s Player of the Week after batting .458 with a league-leading 11 hits and 11 runs scored. Peguero started his rehab assignment on May 9 and he has 20 days as a position player, meaning the Orioles have to make a decision on him on the 29th.

ORIOLES LINEUP
Nick Markakis RF
Manny Machado 3B
Adam Jones CF
Nelson Cruz LF
Steve Pearce 1B
J.J. Hardy SS
Nick Hundley C
Jonathan Schoop 2B
Chris Tillman RHP

BREWERS LINEUP
Jean Segura SS
Ryan Braun RF
Jonathan Lucroy C
Carlos Gomez CF
Mark Reynolds 3B
Scooter Gennett 2B
Khris Davis LF
Lyle Overbay 1B
Kyle Lohse RHP

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