Orioles vs. Indians lineups and pregame notes

*In case you missed it, the big news today was that top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy will undergo Tommy John surgery. You can read more on that here.

*Wei-Yin Chen threw a successful side session today and he will go out on rehab assignment, likely for Double-A Bowie, on Saturday. Chen could be activated after that or the team could opt to give him one more rehab start. The plan is for him to pitch five or six innings.

*Nolan Reimold had his best rehab game today, going 3-for-6 for Bowie, while second baseman Brian Roberts went 2-for-4 for Triple-A Norfolk last night. Manager Buck Showalter said it’s unlikely both of those guys are ready by the weekend and Roberts is believed to be a little ahead of Reimold at this point.

*Steve Johnson threw today from 90 feet.

*Top position player prospect Jonathan Schoop (lower back) started hitting today.

*Earlier today, Double-A Bowie’s Henry Urrutia and Class-A Frederick pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez were named to the World roster in this year’s Futures Game. More on that here.
INDIANS LINEUP
Michael Bourn CF
Asdrubal Cabrera SS
Jason Kipnis 2B
Nick Siwsher 1B
Michael Brantley LF
Jason Giambi DH
Yan Gomes C
Lonnie Chisenhall 3B
Drew Stubbs RF

Scott Kazmir LHP

ORIOLES LINEUP
Nick Markakis RF
Manny Machado 3B
Adam Jones CF
Chris Davis 1B
Matt Wieters C
JJ Hardy SS
Nate McLouth LF
Danny Valencia DH
Alexi Casilla 2B

Jason Hammel RHP

2 Comments

Haha I think you mean Yan Gomes.

hahah. got it- thanks!

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