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Tampa Bay Rays set lineup for opener against Baltimore Orioles

The Tampa Bay Rays set their lineup for Friday night's regular-season opener against the Baltimore Orioles' Jeremy Guthrie:

Ben Zobrist 2b

Johnny Damon lf

Evan Longoria 3b

Manny Ramirez DH

Dan Johnson 1b

B.J. Upton cf

Matt Joyce rf

Reid Brignac ss

John Jaso c

David Price p

Here is the Orioles' lineup:

Brian Roberts 2b

Nick Markakis rf

Derrek Lee 1b

Vladimir Guerrero dh

Adam Jones cf

Luke Scott lf

Mark Reynolds 3b

Matt Wieters c

J.J. Hardy ss

Jeremy Guthrie p

Also, the Rays formally set their 25-man roster by placing LHP J.P. Howell on the 15-day DL and purchasing contract of RHP Juan Cruz from Durham.

Tampa Bay Rays set lineup for opener against Baltimore Orioles 03/31/11 [Last modified: Thursday, March 31, 2011 5:33pm]
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