Orioles manager Buck Showalter was raving about a Nolan Reimold batting practice session the other day, talking about how the team may need to take a loan out to cover all the balls the outfielder deposited over the fence.
Reimold just lost another ball, and it's going to take a while for somebody to find it. Reimold's second-inning solo shot soared over the wall in left center field. The wind is blowing out at McKechnie Field but I'm not sure it would have mattered. Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen gave it a look but didn't bother to give chase.
I'm pretty sure that won't be the last homer we see this afternoon.
It's 2-0 Orioles after two innings. Bergesen allowed a leadoff double to Alvarez but then stranded him at second base. Second baseman Cesar Izturis made a nice play on Ryan Doumit's liner to end the inning.
With the Orioles' bullpen warming, that's probably it for Bergesen, who allowed one hit and struck out two in two innings. He threw 17 of 27 pitches for strikes.
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