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Orioles notes: Mark Trumbo sits with back spasms, Darren O'Day inching closer to return

Orioles notes: Mark Trumbo sits with back spasms, Darren O'Day inching closer to return

Orioles outfielder-designated hitter Mark Trumbo, the major league home run leader at 42 entering Friday, is out of the lineup for just the second time this season with back spasms.

“Trumbo came in with some back spasms — something he has, he told me, a couple times a year,” manager Buck Showalter said. “They manage pretty quickly. Hopefully, that’ll manage by game time and he’ll be available to us. That’s the way I will present it. We’ll see what happens. … We’ll treat it accordingly. Hopefully, he’ll be back in the starting lineup tomorrow. We’ll see.”

Trumbo, who is batting .248 with a...

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