This may come as a surprise to loyal Orioles fans, but the club is going to make a roster move on Sunday.
I was kidding about the surprise part.
The Orioles’ Norfolk Express, which in the last three weeks has brought
Technically, the reliever that will be called up will be coming from Syracuse, where the Tides are this weekend. There's a flight into Minneapolis that leaves at 5:30 a.m. and gets in around 10:30 a.m., says to Orioles manager Buck Showalter.
Johnson, who pitched just four innings in his 2013 Orioles' debut Saturday, is heading back to Norfolk.
But who is heading to Minnesota?
Showalter said he has two options, presumably a left-hander and a right-hander.
He’d like to make it a righty who can pitch multiple innings, as the pitcher will be insurance for Sunday’s starter, left-hander
“[It would be] in a perfect world, because of the left-handed starter,” Showalter said. “But the [
The Tides bullpen has been pretty strong, so there are several candidates to choose from including right-handers
If I have to guess, I'm going to say Russell, who is 3-0 with a 3.21 ERA. He is right-handed and can pitch multiple innings and last threw in a game on Thursday (two scoreless innings).
Manny Delcarmen and