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Baltimore Orioles Roster Report 2009-04-23

Baltimore Orioles Roster Report 2009-04-23
The Orioles made the switch from a 12-man pitching staff to a 13-man unit when Melvin Mora (hamstring) landed on the disabled list. Manager Dave Trembley has plenty of options out of the bullpen, albeit it only two from the left-hand side. The bench is thinner with Ty Wigginton filling in as the full-time third baseman.


--LHP Rich Hill will make his first rehab appearance Friday with high Class A Frederick. Battling back from arm fatigue, Hill will be held to 60-65 pitches, according to The Sun.

--OF Adam Jones returned to the Orioles lineup Wednesday for the first time since leaving Sunday's game with a tight hamstring. Jones went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in his first action, and he played the entire game.

--Class AAA Norfolk C Matt Wieters was held out of Wednesday's game. It was the fourth straight game a hamstring injury held the top prospect out of action, but according to The Sun, Wieters should return to the field Thursday.


CF Adam Jones (right hamstring tightness) did not play April 20-21. He returned to the lineup April 22.

OF/INF Ryan Freel (head) went on the 15-day disabled list April 21 after being hit in the head by a pickoff throw the previous day.

RHP Alfredo Simon (sore right elbow) went on the 15-day disabled list April 15. He will have season-ending Tommy John surgery in late April.

3B Melvin Mora (left hamstring strain) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 13.

LHP Rich Hill (left elbow soreness) went on the 15-day disabled list March 29. He was pitching in extended spring training in mid-April, and he will begin a rehab assignment with Class A Frederick on April 24.


RHP Jeremy Guthrie

RHP Koji Uehara

LHP Mark Hendrickson

RHP Adam Eaton

RHP Brad Bergeson


LHP George Sherrill (closer)

RHP Chris Ray

RHP Jim Johnson

RHP Dennis Sarfate

LHP Jamie Walker

RHP Danys Baez

RHP Brian Bass

RHP Matt Albers


Gregg Zaun

Chad Moeller


1B Aubrey Huff

2B Brian Roberts

SS Cesar Izturis

3B Ty Wigginton

INF Robert Andino


LF Felix Pie

CF Adam Jones

RF Nick Markakis

DH Luke Scott

OF Lou Montanez

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Added: April 23, 2009

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