The AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles are seeking to secure a few good arms before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline.
Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has left Sunday’s game against the Houston Astros after being hit by a pitch in the third inning.
LaMonte Wade hit two homers, and Jake Stinnett pitched eight innings as Maryland beat Virginia 7-6 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Baltimore’s Nolan Reimold returned to the clubhouse Saturday, saying he had a chipped tooth a day after being hit by a pitch in the jaw. The Orioles outfielder said his left jaw was a little swollen but otherwise he had no ill effects from the fastball thrown by Tampa Bay’s Alex Cobb on Friday in Port Charlotte, Fla.
A Baltimore County man is celebrating his life, a year after receiving a heart transplant in the middle of last year’s blizzards.