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I'm surprised to see Ryan in lead off. Best of luck to the kid!

Yeah, Flaherty at lead off is definitely surprising. I guess we'll see how it works out. Glad to see him in the lineup though.

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Yeah, Flaherty at lead off is definitely surprising. I guess we'll see how it works out. Glad to see him in the lineup though.

Interested in seeing how he handles the green monster.

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BALTIMORE

Ryan Flaherty - LF

J.J. 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 (2-1, 4.26 ERA)

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 (3-1, 8.69 ERA)

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Bill Ripken would like this.

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I want to take the Boston team by the hair of the head and rub there nose on it. Tell them this is the new Orioles bi---

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