Orioles vs. Blue Jays: April 5th Lineups, How to Watch

The Baltimore Orioles will play against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday at 7:05 PM EST. 

Wednesday night’s matchup will include a surprise at right field. Trey Mancini will make his first start in the Majors in right. Mancini had been mainly plugged in at designated hitter against left-handed pitchers.

Baltimore will swing against the Blue Jays J.A. Happ, a left-handed starter. The Orioles will employ their lineup that is right hand heavy (8 right-handed hitters).

Starting Lineup:

  1. LF Joey Rickard 
  2. CF Adam Jones
  3. 3B Manny Machado (.286, 3 HR in 21 AB vs. Happ)
  4. DH Mark Trumbo (.000/.000/.000 in 11 PA vs. Happ)
  5. 1B Chris Davis
  6. RF Trey Mancini
  7. C Welington Castillo
  8. 2B Jonathan Schoop
  9. SS J.J. Hardy

Starting Pitcher: Dylan Bundy (10-6 record, 4.02 ERA in 2016)

The Blue Jays don’t have much experience against Bundy (9 total ABs). This will be the night where they find out what kind of stuff he has.

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Dylan Bundy will make the first start against the Toronto Blue Jays of his professional career. (Ed Zurga / Getty Images)

Blue Jays Lineup:

  1. 2B Devon Travis
  2. 3B Josh Donaldson
  3. RF Jose Bautista
  4. DH Kendry Morales
  5. SS Troy Tulowitzki
  6. C Russell Martin
  7. LF Steve Pearce
  8. 1B Justin Smoak
  9. CF Kevin Pillar

None of the Blue Jays starters have any hits against Bundy. However, they do have a lineup that includes a great deal of power from Donaldson, Bautista, and Morales.

Starting Pitcher: J.A. Happ

The Orioles hold a .229/.287/.434 slash line against Happ. They also have seven homers and have driven in 14 runs. Can the Orioles break the sluggish batting against

How to Watch:

When: Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. ET
Where: Camden Yards
TV: MASN 2, Sportsnet
Streaming: MLB.tv

About Kyle Andrews 90 Articles
Born in Norfolk, VA and raised Baltimore, MD. Currently a college student at the University of Baltimore and formerly the sports editor of McDaniel College. Also a former intern of PressBox Online in Baltimore.

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