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Alex Presley - LF

Neil Walker - 2B

Andrew McCutchen - CF

Casey McGehee - 1B

Matt Hague - DH

Pedro Alvarez - 3B

Jose Tabata - RF

Rod Barajas - C

Clint Barmes - SS

Brad Lincoln - RHP (3-1, 2.40 ERA)


Brian Roberts - 2B

J.J. Hardy - SS

Chris Davis - DH

Adam Jones - CF

Matt Wieters - C

Wilson Betemit - 3B

Mark Reynolds - 1B

Steve Pearce - LF

Endy Chavez - RF

Wei-Yin Chen - LHP (5-2, 3.49 ERA)


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Interesting that Buck is going with Pearce over Flaherty in LF despite the lefty-righty matchups. Pearce has been so impressive both offensively and defensively that it's time to see if he can be an everyday starter--at least until Reimold comes back.

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Only McCutcheon and Barajas have an OPS over .700. Barajas is .701 and McCutcheon is .945.

That is ridiculous. I don't think I've ever heard of a ML team with only two players above .700 in the lineup. Four words for the O's pitching staff to remember: Don't Pitch To McCutchen!

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