Orioles ace right hander Jason Hammel, who underwent arthroscopic right knee surgery on July 15, is slightly ahead of schedule in his recovery and is about 1 ½ weeks from throwing off a mound, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said.
With starting rightfielder Nick Markakis shelved with wrist surgery, making him the eighth Orioles player on the disabled list, manager Buck Showalter had to be creative making Friday night's lineup against the Rays at Tropicana Field.
Just more than two hours from the scheduled game time from tonight's Orioles game against the Yankees, the tarp is on the infield here at Camden Yards and the rain is still coming down, a bad omen for getting tonight's game in.
Calvert Hall coach Lou Eckerl and his Cardinals, still smarting from an error-plagued loss to Gilman on Monday, shored up their defense in time tp hand John Carroll a 5-1 setback Thursday afternoon at balmy Carlo Crispino Stadium in Towson.
Orioles closer Jim Johnson, who hasn¿t pitched since April 22 and spent four days in the hospital last week with food poisoning, said he threw a second bullpen session Sunday and is ready to get back into a game.
Several hundred people lined Hollins Ferry Road to watch as a parade of fire engines, police cars and youth rec league participants went from Riverview Elementary School to Lansdowne High School. The annual Baltimore Highlands, Lansdowne and Riverview Opening Day Little League Parade celebrates rec league sports.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he didn¿t really consider giving Mark Reynolds a day off of third base after his rough start Tuesday, in which he made a key error that allowed the Yankees back into a game they eventually won, 5-4.