Tonight’s Orioles – Royals Lineups

July 29, 2009 |

Tonight downtown at Camden Yards the Orioles and Kansas City Royals will square off in game three of four of the teams’ series with first pitch scheduled for 7:05pm.

On the mound for the O’s this evening will be Chris Tillman, whom will make his highly anticipated Major League debut against one of the American League’s finest pitchers, Zach Greinke.

Here’s a link and video from that gives a nice profile of Tillman, whom they rated as the #16 overall prospect in all of baseball before the start of this season.

Here are the starting sides for each squad:


Brian Roberts – 2B
Adam Jones – CF
Nick Markakis – RF
Aubrey Huff – DH
Nolan Reimold – LF
Ty Wigginton – 1B
Melvin Mora – 3B
Gregg Zaun – C
Cesar Izturis – SS


David DeJesus – LF
Willie Bloomquist – RF
Billy Butler – 1B
Mark Teahen – 3B
Alberto Callaspo – 2B
Mike Jacobs – DH
Miguel Olivo – C
Mitch Maier – CF
Yuniesky Betancourt – SS

In 18 starts at Triple-A Norfolk Tillman went 8-6 with a 2.70 ERA while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings (Courtesy: Getty Images).