The Orioles were still talking Wednesday morning about Francisco Cervelli's disputed home run, which broke a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning of the Yankees' ridiculously rain-delayed 5-3 victory the night before at Yankee Stadium.
The Orioles will all but complete their September roster expansion before Tuesday night's game at Yankee Stadium, bringing back Chris Davis from the 15-day disabled list and calling up four more players from the minor leagues.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh isn't a fan of the new kickoff rule that has led to an increase in touchbacks around the NFL. ... Marshal Yanda has missed the two practices following the preseason opener with back spasms, so the Ravens shuffled Oniel Cousins to Yanda's spot at right guard. ... The Ravens hope Sergio Kindle's debut on Thursday night was a sign of things to come. ... Jo-Jo Reyes pitched six surprisingly strong innings Sunday and the Orioles strung together 14 hits to defeat the Tigers, 8-5, at Camden Yards. ... Orioles starter Jake Arrieta said he was a little relieved when he found out his elbow surgery went well. ... Joe Jordan believes the Orioles will sign top pick Dylan Bundy before Monday night's midnight deadline.
Running back Ricky Williams agreed to a two-year deal with the Ravens on Monday. ... Sergio Kindle will finally make his Ravens debut against the Eagles, but tight end Ed Dickson is likely out for Thursday's preseason opener with a hamstring injury. ... Free-agent receiver Jerricho Cotchery will visit the Ravens on Tuesday. ... J.J. Hardy hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the seventh inning Monday night, but the Orioles blew the lead and lost to the White Sox. ... Jo-Jo Reyes will make his first start for the Orioles on Tuesday night.