Orioles second baseman
Andino will begin a minor-league rehab assignment at Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday and play games for the Tides on Sunday and Monday, the club announced before Friday's game. He could join the club for their game Tuesday in New York against the
That's a switch from what the Orioles had planned hours before Friday's game. The club planned for Andino to play for Double-A Bowie on Tuesday and Wednesday and, if needed, Thursday, and join the Orioles for their series opener in Tampa Bay Friday.
Andino, who took ground balls at second base during batting practice before tonight's series opener against the A's, is slated to play Tuesday and Wednesday for the Baysox and, if needed, Thursday's 11 a.m. game, before flying to Tampa Bay.
He was placed on the DL on July 17 (retroactive to July 16) after being forced from a game two days earlier after catching his shoulder on the lip between the infield dirt and outfield grass while diving for a ball.