Orioles rookie infielder Jonathan Schoop is starting to find his comfort zone at the plate, as was indicated by his four-hit game in the Orioles’ 8-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
Schoop, who began the season with just two hits in his first 18 at-bats, is now riding a seven-game hitting streak and is hitting .429 over that span. His four-hit day bumped his season average to .304.
During Friday night’s game, I started getting questions from fans about what the Orioles are going to do with Schoop once third baseman Manny Machado returns from injury.
First, we don’t know when Machado’s return will be. It appears that he is on his way to a return by early May,...