Orioles and Royals lineups

Pedro Severino is catching tonight in the series opener against the Royals with Chance Sisco possibly unavailable to the Orioles due to injury. No word on a roster move. I’ve heard that Austin Wynns is in Baltimore, which likely puts him on the taxi squad. Chris Davis also is out of the lineup. Trey Mancini is playing first base and DJ Stewart is in right. ... read more

Orioles announce 2020 spring training schedule

The Orioles already have made spring training plans as they move through the remaining weeks of the 2019 season. Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Sarasota, Fla., on Feb. 11, with position players due on Feb. 16. The first full-squad workout is held the following day. The first exhibition game at the Ed Smith Stadium complex is Feb. 23 versus the Red Sox. ... read more

This, that and the other

The news yesterday that DL Hall is going to miss the remainder of his season at Single-A Frederick with a mild strain of his left lat muscle shouldn’t cause a massive panic. The key word here is “mild,” which is confirmed by the Grade 1 diagnosis. Resist the urge to replay all the images of past injured pitching prospects. But try to say it three ... read more

Orioles surrender 13 straight runs in 13-7 loss (updated)

The sixth inning is like the trap door that keeps fooling the Orioles. If they don’t fall through it, a lead certainly will disappear. Ahead by six runs in the third, the Orioles became helpless as the Red Sox started to chip away and dismantled them by scoring six times in the sixth to take the lead and complete the sweep with a 13-7 victory ... read more

DL Hall and Zach Watson done for season with injuries (down 13-6)

BOSTON - Left-hander DL Hall, the Orioles’ first-round pick in the 2017 First-Year Player Draft and one of their top prospects, will miss the remainder of the season at Single-A Frederick due to mild strain of his left lat muscle. Hall complained of soreness after his last start on Aug. 8 and was diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain. There aren’t enough games left in ... read more

Orioles and Red Sox lineups

BOSTON - Chris Davis returns to the Orioles lineup today and they’ll try to avoid being swept in their three-game series at Fenway Park. Renato Núñez is playing third base. Trey Mancini is the designated hitter and Anthony Santander is in right field. Jace Peterson is in left. Left-hander Ty Blach makes his second start for the Orioles. Nathan Eovaldi is making his fifth start ... read more

Kendall talks about Harvey’s work out of the bullpen

BOSTON - A fulltime pitching role for Hunter Harvey, whether he’s back in the rotation or staying in the bullpen, is one of the many important decisions that the Orioles need to make after playing their final game. The kid, and he still qualifies at age 24, would seemingly benefit from a concrete plan. The kicker here, of course, is that Harvey’s string of injuries ... read more

Harvey makes major league debut in 4-0 loss (updated)

BOSTON - The Orioles’ bullpen has drawn lots of unwanted attention this season with the constant shuttling of relievers and the overall lack of dependability that’s been a constant source of frustration to manager Brandon Hyde. The insertion of former first-round pick Hunter Harvey tonight created a different kind of buzz. The kid made it back to the majors and his debut could come at ... read more