Baltimore (12-13) could welcome shortstop J.J. Hardy for his season debut Thursday. Hardy has been out with a strained left shoulder and manager Buck Showalter said it’s possible he could play in the series opener.
Against the NL last year, he was 2-3 with a 5.40 ERA and allowed eight runs in eight innings at NL parks. Norris is 0-1 with a 6.17 ERA at Citi Field.
Injured Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy and infielder Ryan Flaherty will both start minor league rehab assignments Monday with Double-A Bowie.
After cruising to a win at Camden Yards with no fans present in their last game, the Baltimore Orioles will now play as the home team in a visiting ballpark.
In what was believed to be the first major league game played without fans in attendance, Chris Davis hit a three-run homer in a six-run first inning Wednesday and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 8-2.
With tempers still smoldering in riot-torn Baltimore and nearby neighborhoods clearing out rubble and debris, the Orioles played a baseball game on Wednesday.
The Baltimore Orioles are yet to win a game in which they’ve scored fewer than four runs, and while their concerns on the mound can’t be ignored, there’s another reason they haven’t yet won a pitchers’ duel.
Orioles Manager Buck Showalter joined Ed and Steve to talk about the O’s finishing up a series with the Red Sox.
Jones went 4 for 5 with a three-run double and two-run homer to match his career high with five RBIs, carrying the Orioles past the Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Sunday.
Jimenez takes the mound Friday night against the Boston Red Sox looking to help the visiting Orioles win a third straight contest.
Sabathia looks to recover from some bad luck in his season opener and win for the first time in seven regular-season outings at Baltimore on Tuesday night.
Another game at Tropicana Field is great news for the Orioles, who seek to complete their second season-opening sweep there in five years Wednesday night.