Orioles pregame: Orioles vs. Red Sox

May 06, 2012|By Eduardo A. Encina | The Baltimore Sun

BOSTON — The Orioles are going for their first sweep of the Red Sox in Fenway Park since June 10-12, 1994 in today’s afternoon game against Boston (Read more on that, and the Orioles' loose clubhouse dynamic HERE).

Maine native Ryan Flaherty, who grew up a 1 1/2-hour drive away as a Red Sox fan, will make his first career start here Fenway Park, hitting leadoff and playing leftfield. Nick Johnson will make the start at first and the Chris Davis will be at DH.  

Tommy Hunter will head to the mound today against Clay Buchholz.

Here are the lineups:

Ryan Flaherty  LF
JJ Hardy SS
Nick Markakis  RF
Adam Jones  CF
Matt Wieters C
Chris Davis DH
Mark Reynolds 3B
Nick Johnson 1B
Robert Andino 2B
Tommy Hunter RHP

Red Sox
Mike Aviles SS
Ryan Sweeney RF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Adrian Gonzalez 1B
David Ortiz DH
Cody Ross LF
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C
Will Middlebrooks 3B
Marlon Byrd CF
Clay Buchholz RHP

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