When the phrases “oblique strain” and “baseball player” are intertwined, it’s usually cringe-worthy.
Rarely is it ever good news. An oblique strain, depending on its severity, can sideline a player more than a month. It usually is a slam-dunk DL sentence.
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis left Friday’s game with a left oblique strain. After the game he said he didn’t believe it was too severe, that he was in some discomfort, but, “it doesn't feel so bad right now that I can't move or anything like that.”
Regardless, the Orioles will add another position player from the minors Saturday (they optioned T.J....