After seeing his DH’s open the season 1-for-26 with a .038 batting average, the lowest in the
The move also allows Showalter to get left-handed hitting outfielder
Reimold, who returned to the lineup Wednesday as the DH after leaving Sunday’s game with right hamstring tightness, is 1-for-13 in the DH spot but drew a criticial two-out walk during the Orioles’ five-run ninth in their 8-5 comeback win over the
"We're going to try to move that around like we've talked about it all along," Showalter said of the DH spot. "I want to get Chris in the lineup. I want to make sure Nolan is available against two out of three three left-handers. I didn't want to take a chance with him running last night."
Now that Reimold is healthy and the Orioles have gone down to 12 pitchers, it allows Showalter a little more flexibility with a full four-man bench.
Here are the both teams' starting lineups:
Manny Machado 3B
Nick Markakis DH
JJ Hardy SS
Chris Dickerson RF