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No updated news on Miguel Gonzalez, plus Wednesday's starter and Chaz Roe's mullet

Who is in the mix to start Wednesday?

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said starter Miguel Gonzalez had MRIs on his right elbow and right shoulder Tuesday, but no results were known at the time Showalter had his pregame news conference.

Showalter said each test took about 45 minutes.

Gonzalez said Monday that he felt soreness in his right shoulder while pitching Sunday in Texas and may have overcompensated with his elbow. On Monday, he said there was soreness in his shoulder and swelling in his elbow. Gonzalez had Tommy John surgery in 2009.

There’s no timetable for his return, but it’s likely he’ll miss several starts.

In other Orioles news:

** Wednesday’s starter against the Tampa Bay Rays might not be Kevin Gausman after all. If the Orioles don’t need to get deep into their bullpen tonight, Gausman could be pushed back to the Toronto Blue Jays series, which begins Friday after a day off Thursday.

If that happens, the Orioles would start someone out of the bullpen Wednesday. Candidates would include Steve Johnson and T.J. McFarland. The entire rotation could then be pushed back, with Gonzalez’s spot skipped.

** Chaz Roe (shoulder) was activated from the disabled list Tuesday and could be used in an emergency tonight. More likely, he’ll be ready to go Wednesday.

In preparation for returning to the Orioles, Roe decided to completely shave his mullet, which has become sort of his trademark in Baltimore along with a power slider. He said he did it for the team, hoping that the new shaved look will change the club’s fortune.

** J.J. Hardy (groin) took batting practice and completed fielding drills Tuesday and is on schedule to be activated from the DL on Sept 8.

** The following minor leaguers will represent the Orioles in the Arizona Fall League this year: outfielder Mike Yastrzemski, pitchers Donnie Hart and Jon Keller, infielder Adrian Marin and catcher Chance Sisco. All will play for the Peoria Javelinas and Triple-A Norfolk hitting coach Sean Berry will be on Peoria’s coaching staff. The Orioles have two other open pitching spots they have not filled. One could go to right-hander Hunter Harvey, who is recovering from a strained flexor mass.

** Minor league lefty Ariel Miranda, who the Orioles signed earlier this year out of Cuba, was placed on the DL at Double-A Bowie with shoulder inflammation. David Hess was promoted to Bowie from High-A Frederick.

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