Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will make his first career Opening Day start today against the Rays.
Machado, 20, joins
Machado, who joined the team last August from Double-A Bowie, will bat second in the Orioles lineup today. He's never hit higher than sixth in a major league game.
Some other Opening Day tidbits:
** The Orioles return pitchers that made 151 of the 162 starts last season.
** Orioles outfielder/first baseman
** The club also returns their top 13 pitchers in innings pitched from 2012. Those pitchers combined to pitch 1241.1 of the club-record 1483 innings.