After recording just two hits in the first 27 at-bats of his rehab assignment, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold turned in the most successful outing of his nine-game stint with Double-A Bowie on Wednesday.
It quickly became the talk of the clubhouse when Orioles second baseman Alexi Casilla delayed his postgame media session until the club could get coach Einar Diaz to act as interpreter to help translate Casilla's thoughts about his game-winning three-run home run
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts is slated to begin a minor league rehab assignment Tuesday at Triple-A Norfolk, manager Buck Showalter announced before Friday's game against the Blue Jays in Toronto.
With second baseman Brian Roberts recently making significant strides in his recovery from right hamstring surgery, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Wednesday that Roberts could begin a minor league rehab assignment right after the team¿s current road trip ends on Sunday.
When the Orioles travel to Detroit to begin a six-game road trip Monday, second baseman Brian Roberts will be with the team, and the club is optimistic he can start a minor league rehabilitation assignment upon the return from the trip.
Second baseman Alexi Casilla continues to improve from the finger injury he suffered Sunday at Tampa Bay, but he is once again out of the lineup with Ryan Flaherty earning the start Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels.
The Orioles sent three players to the All-Star Game last season, just the second time since 2000 that they had multiple representatives. They could have even more this summer, perhaps as many as five or six.
Second baseman Brian Roberts, who has been on the disabled list since injuring his right hamstring in the third game of the season, traveled back with the club from Florida on Sunday night and was in the clubhouse Monday.
Strop allowed multiple runs in his last two outings and owned a 6.11 ERA before going on the DL with a strained lower back. Control has been a struggle for him throughout the season — he has 14 walks and 17 strikeouts over 17 2/3 innings.
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts, who has been at the team's spring training facility in Sarasota rehabbing from right hamstring surgery, visited with the club Friday in St. Petersburg and hopes he can complete his injury rehab with the team.
There are so many ways to convey the absurdity of Chris Davis' start to the 2013 season. If he somehow continued hitting at his current pace, he would finish with totals that could slide neatly into Babe Ruth¿s prime.
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. This week, we exchanged emails with Amanda Redman, who blogs about the Orioles for the Birds Watcher blog.