Brian Roberts to start rehab assignment Wednesday at Bowie

Brian Roberts

will begin his rehab assignment Wednesday night at Double-A Bowie against Richmond.

The Orioles made the announcement a few minutes ago.

Roberts (concussion symptoms) has not played since May 16, 2011, against the

Boston Red Sox


He likely will play only a few innings Wednesday. He is expected to speak with reporters at 7 p.m. tonight.