Dana Eveland is starting tonight against the
They are waiting until Dr. John Wilckens gets to the park and conducts an examination or two before a move will be announced, according to Orioles manager
Basically, that means the club wants to see how starter
Hammel said he is improving and he is optimistic he can make a start – whether it is Monday or Tuesday.
Here’s where it gets complicated. If Hammel is looking like an eventual DL situation, then the Orioles can send down
The Orioles wouldn’t mind having Hunter remain with the team anyway as insurance in case Eveland or
Given that scenario – Hunter staying – reliever Stu Pomeranz may be the most likely to be demoted back to Triple-A Norfolk.
One thing is for sure: The Orioles won't be demoting a position player. They have just a three-man bench as it is.
As for the 40-man, there are several candidates, but Showalter said he doesn’t anticipate the club placing either
That means a minor leaguer could be designated for assignment. It's tough speculating on this because you are talking about people potentially losing their jobs, but there are several guys on the 40-man who are not producing in the minors. So the decision shouldn't be excruciating.
In other team news, Showalter said Reimold (neck) received an epidural in his spine today. There's no set timetable for his return, but Showalter said May 16, the first day he would be eligible to return, does not look attainable for Reimold at this point.
Tsuyoshi Wada (elbow) had Tommy John surgery today in California. Showalter was waiting for specifics.