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Baltimore Orioles Roster Report 2009-05-06


Baltimore Orioles Roster Report 2009-05-06
The Orioles stayed with 12 pitchers when 3B Melvin Mora returned from the disabled list, and may do so until they determine who will play left field full-time. Rookie Brad Bergesen brought some needed stability to the rotation.

PLAYER NEWS:

--RF Nick Markakis ended a streak of 35 consecutive games reaching base with an 0-for-4 afternoon Tuesday. Markakis left two runners on base in just his fourth hitless game this season.

--2B Brian Roberts homered for the second straight game, driving in two runs with the third-inning blast. It was the fourth homer of the season for Roberts, who hit nine last season.

--SS Robert Andino started Tuesday afternoon as veteran Cesar Izturis was given a rest. The former Marlins prospect went 0-for-3, with his average falling from .375 to .316.

MEDICAL WATCH:

OF Lou Montanez (sore right thumb) was injured making a catch May 2 and sat out May 3-5.

RHP Dennis Sarfate (numbness in right middle finger) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 2.

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. He began a rehab assignment with Class AA Bowie on May 1.

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

LHP Rich Hill (left elbow soreness) went on the 15-day disabled list March 29. He began a rehab assignment with Class A Frederick on April 24.

ROTATION:

RHP Jeremy Guthrie

RHP Koji Uehara

LHP Mark Hendrickson

RHP Adam Eaton

RHP Brad Bergeson

BULLPEN:

LHP George Sherrill (closer)

RHP Chris Ray

RHP Jim Johnson

RHP Bob McCrory

LHP Jamie Walker

RHP Danys Baez

RHP Brian Bass

CATCHERS:

Gregg Zaun

Chad Moeller

INFIELDERS:

1B Aubrey Huff

2B Brian Roberts

SS Cesar Izturis

3B Melvin Mora

INF/OF Ty Wigginton

INF Robert Andino

OUTFIELDERS:

LF Felix Pie

CF Adam Jones

RF Nick Markakis

DH Luke Scott

OF Lou Montanez


Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: May 6, 2009

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