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Per Jeff Z on Twitter.

Matt wieters hitting cleanup; nick markakis playing first base for #orioles

Pretty interesting here. His first appearance here correct? Confused by this. If they wanted Nick, Reimold, Scott playing, why not put them in natural positions. Lineup should be interesting.

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Per Jeff Z on Twitter.

Pretty interesting here. His first appearance here correct? Confused by this. If they wanted Nick, Reimold, Scott playing, why not put them in natural positions. Lineup should be interesting.

This could be fuel to the "Nick's hurt" fire.

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Very interesting indeed. With his bad throws of late and the whispers of some shoulder soreness, I wonder if Nick's shoulder is bothering him more then he's letting on? I saw a video of him taking balls at first base, but he's never played there as a professional so it seems awful strange for a position switch of this kind in mid-season.

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I think we should maybe just hold on to our pants here, because this is an issue that's GOTTA be addressed at some point in the next couple hours. I mean, surely by the time game starts we'll have some sort of explanation that we can then rip to shreds.

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