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Jason Hammel to rejoin Orioles in Baltimore; Roberts starts at DH
Jason Hammel to rejoin Orioles in Baltimore; Roberts starts at DH

CLEVELAND -- The reports on right-hander Jason Hammel’s second minor league rehab start – in which he threw four innings on 57 pitches for short-season Class-A Aberdeen – were positive and the Orioles' Opening Day starter will rejoin the club in Baltimore on Thursday. Orioles manager Buck Showalter, who said Hammel should be able to pitch Friday or Saturday at the earliest, said he believes Hammel can be used as either a starter or reliever. “I think he still can because of the number of guys we have in bullpen," Showalter said. "We’d keep starting him down there if it was the regular season, but you don’t want to carry seven pitchers...

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