Orioles infielder-outfielder Steve Pearce is confident he will not only avoid a trip to the disabled list but thinks he will be able to return to the lineup by the end of the week.
Pearce, who received a cortisone injection after leaving Sunday’s game in Chicago with a strained flexor mass in his elbow, said he’s continuing to feel better every day.
Pearce said his elbow is still sore — partially from the injection and also from the strain — but he should begin feeling relief from the shot 48 hours after receiving it.
“Oh yeah, definitely,” Pearce said about getting back into the lineup this week. “I think...