Knee injury keeps Mancini off the field

April 21, 2018

BALTIMORE — Orioles left fielder Trey Mancini was not in Saturday’s lineup and is expected to be sidelined a few days after exiting Friday’s 3-1 win over the Indians with a right knee injury. Mancini, who had a brace on Saturday afternoon, said a CT scan was negative for any serious damage and he doesn’t expect to be a disabled list candidate. “It’s really sore today. Just four inches or…

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Bundy dazzles vs. Tribe with 9-K gem

April 21, 2018

BALTIMORE — The ways things have been going for the Orioles, the first inning of Friday’s game — in which the Indians loaded the bases — seemed like the latest costly hiccup. “That could have got away from him,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said of starter Dylan Bundy‘s opening frame. “We’ve had some tough times here recently, obviously, and the game starts like that and a popup or two we…

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Mancini exits after knee crashes into wall

April 21, 2018

BALTIMORE — Orioles left fielder Trey Mancini exited Friday night’s 3-1 win over the Indians in the top of the eighth inning with a right knee injury and is day to day. Mancini sustained the injury after slamming his right knee into the base of the left-field wall during an unsuccessful attempt at a diving catch of a Yonder Alonso foul pop. View Full Game Coverage BALTIMORE — Orioles left…

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Wells, Baumann among prospect performers

April 12, 2018

Here’s MLB Pipeline’s roundup of the top prospect performers in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday. Alex Kirilloff is officially back on track. Here’s MLB Pipeline’s roundup of the top prospect performers in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday. Alex Kirilloff is officially back on track. The Twins’ No. 6 prospect got off to a slow start this season, going 1-for-12 over his first three games with Class A Cedar Rapids, but…

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Orioles 'going to slow' down Trumbo's rehab

April 12, 2018

BALTIMORE — The Orioles have halted Mark Trumbo‘s rehab assignment. The designated hitter, who hasn’t played this season due to a strained right quad, was 0-for-3 with a walk on Tuesday night for Double-A Bowie. “Not a setback so to speak,” Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. “[But] we’re going to slow that down a little bit.” View Full Game Coverage BALTIMORE — The Orioles have halted Mark Trumbo‘s rehab assignment….

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Stint with O's brief, Harvey returned to Double-A

April 11, 2018

Orioles top pitching prospect Hunter Harvey is headed back to Double-A Bowie. Baltimore optioned Harvey, the club’s No. 4 prospect per MLBPipeline, to Bowie and recalled infielder Engelb Vielma from Triple-A Norfolk to take his place on the roster. Orioles top pitching prospect Hunter Harvey is headed back to Double-A Bowie. Baltimore optioned Harvey, the club’s No. 4 prospect per MLBPipeline, to Bowie and recalled infielder Engelb Vielma from Triple-A…

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Cashner's gem not enough against Jays

April 11, 2018

BALTIMORE — It is cold and it is early in the season, but the Orioles offense at Camden Yards is still concerning. Consider this: through the Orioles’ five games at home this season, they’ve been no-hit through seven innings twice, and once been held to one hit through eight innings. In Tuesday’s 2-1 loss, the O’s were unable to secure a hit off of Toronto starter Aaron Sanchez through seven…

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O's recall Ramirez, designate Cortes

April 10, 2018

The Orioles recalled right-hander Yefry Ramirez from Triple-A Norfolk and designated left-hander Nestor Cortes, Jr. for assignment, the club announced Tuesday. Ramirez is the Orioles’ No. 19 prospect; Cortes is No. 25 and was a Rule 5 pick by the Orioles this year. The Orioles recalled right-hander Yefry Ramirez from Triple-A Norfolk and designated left-hander Nestor Cortes, Jr. for assignment, the club announced Tuesday. Ramirez is the Orioles’ No. 19…

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Lowther among top prospect performers

April 10, 2018

New Hampshire’s superstar duo was at it again Monday, as Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette powered the Fisher Cats to another win with an 11-1 rout of Trenton. Guerrero, Toronto’s No. 1 prospect (No. 3 overall), went 3-for-3 with a home run, a double and a pair of sacrifice flies to finish with a career-high six RBIs in New Hampshire’s fifth straight victory. Bichette also tallied three hits, including…

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Bundy sharp again, but O's bats go cold in loss

April 10, 2018

BALTIMORE– A long night for Rule 5 pick Nestor Cortes Jr. and an offense that couldn’t muster a hit with a runner in scoring position spoiled another gem by Dylan Bundy. Bundy, who struck out what was a season-high eight batters in Houston, fanned 10 over seven innings on Monday, but was still saddled with the 7-1 series-opening loss to the Jays. The righty, winless this season despite three quality…

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