Third baseman Manny Machado of the
An MRI exam Tuesday revealed Machado has a torn medial patellofemoral ligament. The Orioles hope he can recover without surgery.
The injury occurred Monday during Baltimore's game at Tampa Bay. Machado was running out a single and stepped awkwardly on the inside of first base. He tumbled to the ground and had to be taken off the field on a stretcher.
Cleveland Indians All-Star starter Justin Masterson will return from an injury and pitch in relief during the team's playoff push.
Masterson has been sidelined since Sept. 2 because of a strained abdominal muscle.
Masterson (14-10) pitched a simulated game Sunday, the final hurdle before he could be cleared to return.
Chicago White Sox infielder Jeff Keppinger will have season-ending surgery Thursday on his right shoulder, Manager