Orioles slugger Chris Davis will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique, a development that came as a disappointing surprise to the first baseman after he expressed confidence he would soon return from the injury.
Right-hander Steve Johnson, left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada and infielder Wilson Betemit have been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Orioles.
Jim Thome will be unavailable to the Baltimore Orioles at least into September because of a herniated disk.
Matt Lindstrom of the Baltimore Orioles talks about coming off the DL.
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts has not played in a Major League game since May 16, 2011. So after missing more than a year with concussions, his manager says he might just be back on the field in the near future.
Roberts, owed $20M over the next two years, has played just 98 games over the last two season (59 last year and 39 this year) and has not been able to recover from what was thought to be a minor concussion.
The Baltimore Orioles activated designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and optioned right-hander Mark Worrell to Triple-A Norfolk.
The Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of Mitch Atkins from Triple-A Norfolk, and the right-hander will make his first major league start against the Texas Rangers. The Orioles cleared a roster spot by putting outfielder Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list.
The Baltimore Orioles have placed shortstop J.J. Hardy on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 10 because of a strained muscle on his left side, and recalled right-hander Brad Bergesen from Triple-A Norfolk.