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Orioles notebook: Nolan Reimold ready for larger role if needed with Adam Jones ailing

Orioles notebook: Nolan Reimold ready for larger role if needed with Adam Jones ailing

Adam Jones' injury shined a spotlight on reserve outfielder Nolan Reimold on Friday, and could get him more in the fold going forward.

Reimold, in the midst of a three-month slump that has seen his average fall to .225 with a .669 OPS on the season, said he's ready to assume a larger role down the stretch for the Orioles.

"I'm just trying to stay ready whether I'm in there or not," Reimold said. "Last year, he hurt his shoulder and I actually finished the year pretty strong. I know my role. If he's out, then I'll step in and be ready. But he's a pretty durable guy. I'm sure he'll be back pretty soon."

If not,...

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