Not much to report from manager Dave Trembley’s pre-game media session.
We already knew that the club is looking for two innings or 35 pitches from right-hander Brad Bergesen.
“Whichever comes first,” Trembley said.
The Orioles will reevaluate Brian Roberts tomorrow and try to get him back on the field.
“We’re hoping that,” Trembley said. “That would be nice.”
Trembley wouldn’t elaborate when I asked whether he’ll begin to rotate guys at second base in case Roberts isn’t ready for Opening Day and the Orioles need to look in-house for a replacement.
“I think Andy (MacPhail) has addressed that,” he said. “I could start moving some guys around, but what I’d like to do first is get a report from Richie (Bancells) and the doctor tomorrow and see where we’re at with Brian. But I think at this point you have to have a Plan B. I would agree with you.”
Trembley did confirm that Ty Wigginton could be an option at second base, though he’ll start at first base on Friday.
“I’ll probably end up talking to him about it,” Trembley said.
Justin Turner and Craig Tatum are launching balls over the left field fence in batting practice. Either this is a hitter’s park or Mike Bordick doesn’t have his good stuff.