Or they're playing a team in Red Sox uniforms anyway. Boston has a split squad today, and let's just say they didn't send their A lineup to Ed Smith Stadium. Or their B or C lineup.
That's OK, Orioles starter
It's a little of a reach, since many of these lineups aren't exactly littered with regulars. But Showalter has reasons for everything and they often work. Here's Gonzalez's take:
"We understand what is going on. We are trying to keep away from them as much as possible. So we understand what he is doing," Gonzalez said. "I don't mind at all. Buck knows what he is doing. That's why he's been around for a while."
Gonzalez will throw roughly 55 pitches today – he wasn't happy with the command of his breaking pitches in his outing Saturday against the
"Last time I didn't pitch too well," Gonzalez said. "A couple balls were up, most of them. So I'll go down there and try to do a better job than I did last time in keeping the ball down and working on my breaking stuff."
Here are the lineups: