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More on the injuries, roster and tonight’s game

It’s time to get busy again after yesterday’s off-day. Please watch your step while I’m dripping with sarcasm. I wouldn’t want you to slip and fall. Infielder Ryan Flaherty will be recalled from Triple-A Norfolk to replace shortstop J.J. Hardy, who’s going on the disabled list with a hairline fracture in his left foot. In case you haven’t memorized this part, Flaherty can return sooner ... read more

Duquette on Hardy replacements

The Orioles seem prepared to stay in-house while seeking a replacement for shortstop J.J. Hardy, who’s headed to the disabled list with a small fracture in his left foot. Early projections have Hardy missing six to eight weeks, but the Orioles won’t hold him to it. “Everybody’s different,” said executive vice president Dan Duquette. “It depends how quickly he heals. He’ll need a little bit ... read more

Manny Machado named AL Player of the Month

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado did more than torture opposing pitchers since breaking camp. He won an award for it. Machado has been named the American League’s Player of the Month for April after batting .344/.394/.667 with 10 doubles, seven home runs, 16 RBIs, seven walks and 20 runs scored. He committed only one error, on an errant throw during Saturday night’s game against the ... read more

Hardy going on DL with hairline fracture in foot (updated)

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy sustained a hairline fracture in his left foot yesterday and is expected to miss six to eight weeks, a harsh blow for a team so reliant on its defense. Hardy was scheduled to undergo a CT scan after X-rays yesterday raised serious concerns within the organization. The injury was labeled a “contusion,” but further testing was ordered. Today’s findings came as ... read more

Updates on Hardy, Britton and Harvey

The Orioles are in the process today of determining a timetable for shortstop J.J. Hardy’s return after he underwent a CT scan on his left foot. Hardy fouled a ball off his foot in the fourth inning yesterday and is expected to land on the disabled list. The Orioles are gathering more information and formulating a roster plan. Ryan Flaherty could be recalled from Triple-A ... read more

This, that and the other

The Orioles are going to experience one of the busiest off days in recorded history. This team has a lot to learn about relaxing. Shortstop J.J. Hardy will undergo a CT scan on his left foot and I’d be surprised if the news is good. The Orioles viewed the results of his X-rays yesterday and ordered more pictures. Something must be wrong beyond a bruise. ... read more

Hardy to undergo CT scan on foot (plus more on O’s 7-1 loss)

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will undergo a CT scan on Monday morning after fouling a ball off his left foot today in a 7-1 loss to the White Sox at Camden Yards. Hardy already had X-rays taken on the foot, and while the initial diagnosis is a contusion, the Orioles are concerned about a more serious injury. “I do know, I’ve got an idea,” said ... read more

Hardy leaves game after fouling ball off foot (O’s lose 7-1)

The Orioles lost another player today as they wind down their four-game series against the White Sox. Shortstop J.J .Hardy was removed after the bottom of the fifth inning. The Orioles explained that he fouled a ball off his left foot in his last at-bat. We’ll have an update following the game. Manny Machado moved over to short and Pedro Alvarez replaced him at third ... read more