Darren O'Day

Orioles notes: O'Day surgery fixes hamstring with eye toward 2019; Tillman schedule unclear

Orioles notes: O'Day surgery fixes hamstring with eye toward 2019; Tillman schedule unclear

Orioles reliever Darren O'Day said surgery on his right hamstring injury was the only option after receiving a second opinion Friday, with no guarantee that rehabilitating the injury would put the problem behind him.

"It's not a complete tear off the bone, but most of it is off," O'Day said. "I need to functionally get it fixed so it just doesn't happen again. They told me that if I didn't have surgery, it would be 10-12 weeks, which puts me in September, and more than likely it would happen again at some point.

“So, if I get it fixed, it's six months. So that's a pretty arduous recovery, but it'll put me in better shape next year to be able...

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