The Orioles open their two-game interleague series against the Philadelphia Phillies tonight at Camden Yards and there’s plenty of pregame news.
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been named American League Player of the Week for the week of June 8-14.
Machado hit .458 with two home runs, five RBIs, 18 total bases and a .519 on-base percentage last week as the Orioles won five of six games.
-- Second baseman Jonathan Schoop has rejoined the team and will work out with the major league club for the next four days. If all goes well, he will start a minor league rehab assignment at Double-A Bowie on Friday.
Schoop took grounders at second base before...