Orioles' Rio Ruiz: Sits to begin doubleheader
Ruiz is out of the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against Tampa Bay, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Hanser Alberto will start at third base and lead off against Rays left-hander Brendan McKay. Ruiz owns a woeful .458 OPS with 15 strikeouts in 50 plate appearances against left-handed pitching. In his last seven starts, the third baseman is hitting .318 with one home run, four RBI and three runs scored. The 25-year-old is slashing .237/.307/.332 in his first season in Baltimore.
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