Assumption is that left-handed-hitting Colby Rasmus would get the start
Assumption is that left-handed-hitting Colby Rasmus would get the start Normally, a right-handed pitcher like Odorizzi would face a stable of left-handers – such as Rasmus – but Showalter said Odorizzi is one of the biggest “reverse-split” pitchers in the majors, meaning right-handers often fare better than lefties against him.
So, 2018 Orioles fans, you have a new leadoff hitter. Chris Davis. Let that soak in for a moment. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Big Fella who has twice led the league in homers is leading off. It will be the first time Davis has batted leadoff in his entire major league career, spanning 1,168 games. He .....