SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles are playing State College of Florida at Ed Smith Stadium. Game time is 2:05 p.m. Nick Markakis will be the designated hitter for the local school. The Orioles have imported players from Twin Lakes, most of whom have played for the team this spring.
Here is the Orioles’ lineup:
NOTES: Steve Johnson continues to rest his back. He’s likely to start the season on the disabled list. … Jair Jurrjens feels better, two days after he was hit by a ball in his ribs. He was going to play catch and could pitch on Saturday. … The Orioles are scheduled to be managed by Triple-A skipper Ron Johnson on Friday.