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Opening Day 4/8/22: @ Tampa

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https://baseballsavant.mlb.com/preview?game_pk=661918&game_date=2022-4-8

Hitters
Name Pos. BBE LA° EV Hard Hit% xwOBA xBA xSLG K% BB% Sprint  
656775.pngCedric Mullins CF 482 14.8 89.4 39.4 .344 .272 .448 18.5 8.7 28.5 Vs.
663624.pngRyan Mountcastle 1B 380 16.3 89.1 39.7 .326 .245 .458 27.5 7 28.1 Vs.
641820.pngTrey Mancini DH 414 9.7 88.9 42 .341 .267 .452 23.2 8.3 26.6 Vs.
669720.pngAustin Hays RF 385 12.5 88.8 39.2 .316 .245 .432 20.2 5.3 27.4 Vs.
623993.pngAnthony Santander LF 310 18 90.7 43.5 .328 .269 .446 23.1 5.3 26.1 Vs.
602104.pngRamon Urias * 2B 186 5.2 89.6 42.5 .344 .270 .427 25.7 9.5 27.0 Vs.
622761.pngJorge Mateo * SS 141 14.1 85.4 31.2 .287 .243 .361 26.3 4.3 30.4 Vs.
455139.pngRobinson Chirinos * C 62 21.7 89.4 45.2 .291 .189 .362 32.1 8 24.8 Vs.
642721.pngKelvin Gutierrez * 3B 196 2.3 89.9 44.9 .263 .219 .305 25.8 6.4 28.3 Vs.

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Game Info

Gametime:  3:10 pm

MatchupJohn Means (L) vs Shane McClanahan (L)

Injuries:  Jorge Mateo recovering from bruised hand is in lineup

Lineups

1. Cedric Mullins (L) CF
2. Ryan Mountcastle (R) 1B
3. Trey Mancini (R) DH
4. Austin Hays (R) RF
5. Anthony Santander (S) LF
6. Ramon Urias (R) 2B
7. Jorge Mateo (R) SS
8. Robinson Chirinos (R) C
9. Kelvin Gutierrez (R) 3B
 
1. Yandy Diaz (R) 3B
2. Wander Franco (S) SS
3. Harold Ramirez (R) 1B
4. Randy Arozarena (R) LF
5. Brandon Lowe (L) 2B
6. Mike Zunino (R) C
7. Josh Lowe (L) DH
8. Manuel Margot (R) RF
9. Kevin Kiermaier (L) C

Bench
Anthony Bemboom (L)
Ryan McKenna (R)
Rougned Odor (L)
Chris Owings (R)
DJ Stewart (L)

Bullpen Availability  /  Last Pitched

Available:
Keegan Akin (L)  3 IP, 48p a week ago Thursday
Bryan Baker  1 IP, 12p a week ago Thursday
Mike Baumann  2.1 IP, 35p Sunday
Felix Bautista  0.2 IP, 27p Sunday
Paul Fry (L)  0.1 IP, 4p Saturday
Joey Krehbiel  0.2 IP, 2p Monday
Dean Kremer  4 IP, 65p Sunday
Jorge Lopez  1 IP, 26p last Friday
Cionel Perez (L)  1 IP, 13p Tuesday
Dillon Tate  1.1 IP, 6p Saturday, March 26

Note:  At least one of these guys is probably being held in reserve to piggyback Tyler Wells on Sunday, but we do not know who it is.

Starting rotation:  Lyles tomorrow, Wells Sunday, Zimmermann Monday, TBA Tuesday

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They're still doing the taxi squad thing for road trips.   Roch reports that the taxi squad in Tampa is Spenser Watkins and Beau Taylor.   So if a pitcher or catcher is injured  and goes on the IL, those guys are available to be added to the roster without having to travel from Norfolk before a day team each of the next two days.

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2 hours ago, Tony-OH said:

Before the game starts today, please take a moment to reflect upon Weams and ScOtt. They will b dearly missed as we start a new season.

Prayers, good wishes and love to their families. All of us here enjoyed their friendship and positivity and Oriole enthusiasm!! The next pennant is dedicated to them in particular!! 

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3 hours ago, Tony-OH said:

Before the game starts today, please take a moment to reflect upon Weams and ScOtt. They will b dearly missed as we start a new season.

This is the 1st game of the year and I feel a certain emptiness without them.  I know that will dissipate in time, but it will always be there at some level. 

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3 hours ago, Tony-OH said:

Before the game starts today, please take a moment to reflect upon Weams and ScOtt. They will b dearly missed as we start a new season.

Always enjoyed watching games with them here on the game threads. The loss definitely hits fresh at the start of the new season.

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