Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is slated to play in his first minor league rehab assignment at Double-A Bowie tonight, weather permitting, and there is a possibility Davis could be activated as soon as Sunday, the first day he is eligible to come off the disabled list.
Second baseman Ryan Flaherty, making just his second start in 10 days, drove in the winning run with an RBI single in a two-run eighth inning, giving the Orioles a 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in front of an announced 11,855.
After an unsightly April in which he was winless and struggled with control while pitching to a 6.59 ERA, Jimenez turned the calendar to a new month Friday night and dominated a Twins team he¿s had much success against in his career.
After almost one month of the new instant replay system, there have been plenty of praises and criticisms as teams, umpires and Major League Baseball continue to search for the best ways to reach accurate calls using replay.
Chris Davis drove in three runs on a pair of opposite-field singles against the shift as the Orioles plated 11 straight runs in an 11-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in front of an announced crowd of 16,283 at Rogers Centre.
Chris Tillman didn't have his best outing in the Orioles' 10-8 win over the Blue Jays on Wednesday night, but his ability to make adjustments and stay in the game following a nightmare six-run second inning might have won the Orioles the game.
Miguel Gonzalez, who has earned the reputation in his three seasons with the Orioles as a gamer who competes in any situation, threw five scoreless innings in the club's 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on a frigid afternoon at Camden Yards.
Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, whom the Orioles signed to a four-year, $50 million contract in February, couldn't get out of the sixth inning against a free-swinging Toronto Blue Jays lineup in an 11-3 rout Sunday afternoon at Camden Yards in front of an announced 39,281.