Anthony Alford starting in left field for Blue Jays vs. Orioles

Anthony Alford. (Justin K. Aller/Getty)

Anthony Alford is in the Toronto Blue Jays‘ starting lineup for their series opener against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.

Alford will start in left field for the Blue Jays and will bat in the No. 8 spot.

The 22-year-old has slashed .325/.411/.455 with double-A New Hampshire this season.