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 right now we’re just trying to get it to calm...