The Baltimore Orioles have placed infielder Ryan Flaherty on the 15-day disabled list with a right groin strain.
In standing and admiring the 250th home run of his career, Bautista irked a number of Orioles players, who weren’t about to simply bite their tongues after the game.
Chen (0-1) walked five, gave up five unearned runs and even bobbled a grounder for an error in Baltimore’s rain-shortened 7-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Monday’s annual Patriots’ Day game.
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.
Just give him the ball every fifth day and watch him work.
Chris Tillman allowed one run in four innings and Adam Jones hit his first home run of the spring in the Baltimore Orioles’ 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
Bud Norris has agreed to an $8.8 million, one-year contract with Baltimore, and infielder Ryan Flaherty settled with the Orioles on a one-year deal for $1,075,000.
Those core players may stir the drink but the glass might be empty if it wasn’t for so many new faces that have made the 2014 season a special one.
J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz connected for his major league-leading 35th home run and Ryan Flaherty also homered, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday.
The Baltimore Orioles are pulling away in the AL East, but extending their winning ways Friday night could be a tall order against Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber, the hottest starting pitcher in baseball.
Machado and the Orioles figure to be in for another close encounter Wednesday night when they face 11-game winner Garrett Richards and the visiting Los Angeles Angels.
Adam Jones and Ryan Flaherty hit solo homers and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers for the third consecutive game, 6-4 on Wednesday night.