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Forecast:  70s and sunny

Starting PitchersBruce Zimmerman (L) vs Sean Manea (L)

Recent injury concerns to keep an eye on
   -- Freddy Galvis missed several days with a sore adductor muscle but was back in the lineup yesterday.   He did leave the game in the 8th inning but it was a blowout so probably shouldn't read too much into that
   -- Mikael Franco missed Friday night's game with a sore back though he was said to be available if needed.   He was back int he lineup yesterday.
   -- Matt Harvey took a line drive off his thumb on the last play of the first inning.   He stayed in the game and pitched 4.2 more innings but admitted there was some discomfort, and Hyde said it appeared to affect Harvey's breaking ball command for a couple innings.  Seeing how it feels today will be a key moving forward.
   -- DJ Stewart ran into the roof of the bullpen catching a foul pop yesterday, hitting his jaw/ear area very hard.   He waved off trainers and completed the game.


TBA -- I will be out all afternoon so someone else will post them

Orioles Bullpen (last used)
       Shawn Armstrong (1.2 IP, 21p Wednesday; warmed but did not come in yesterday)

       Paul Fry* (0.2 p, 12p Friday; 1.0 IP, 15p Thursday)

       Travis Lakins (0.1 IP, 7p Friday; 0.2 IP, 6p Thursday)
       Tyler Wells (2.0 IP, 29p Wednesday)

   May be available:
       Adam Plutko (2.1 IP, 38p Thursday)
       Cole Sulser (0.2 IP, 21p yesterday)     

       Dillon Tate (1.2 IP, 24p yesterday)
       Cesar Valdez (1.0 IP, 24p Friday; 1.0 IP, 29p Thursday) 

    Not Available:
       Tanner Scott* (1.0 IP, 25p yesterday 1.0 IP, 10p Thursday; 1.0 IP, 10p Wednesday)

*Lefthanders indicated by asterisk

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The Orioles are trying for sweep, swept, swupt ...... it won't be easy, as 2013 1st-Round Draft pick) Sean Manaea )already has a CG-Shutout under his belt in this still very young 2021 season. Additionally, Manaea is sporting a very solid 3.79 ERA and 1.195 WHIP for his Major League career.



Boyce Cedric Mullins II - CF

Austin Charles Bryan "C.B." Hays - LF

Joseph Anthony "Trey" Mancini III - 1B 

Maikel Franco - 3B 

Pedro Severino De Leon - C 

Ryan Mountcastle - DH 

Freddy Galvis - SS 

Demetrius Jerome "D.J." Stewart - RF 

Ramon Urias - 2B 

Bruce Zimmermann - LHP )) (1-3, 5.33 ERA)



Mark Canha - LF 

Ramon Laureano - CF

Sean Murphy - C 

Matthew Olson - 1B 

Matthew Chapman - 3B 

Jed Lowrie - 2B 

Mitchell Moreland - DH

Stephen Piscotty - RF 

Elvis Augusto Andrus Torres - SS

Sean Anthony Manaea - LHP )) (3-1, 2.83 ERA) ) *


* )) Leads the Major Leagues in both Complete Games (1) and CH-Shutouts (1)





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Yesterday we were proud of all 10 Orioles getting a hit each; today two Dodgers have all 14 of their RBI's.

Good luck Zimmerman - circle the wagons today.    Maybe some extra juju edge with OAK processing the very goofy Luzardo video game news this afternoon.

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Just now, OrioleDog said:

Yesterday we were proud of all 10 Orioles getting a hit each; today two Dodgers have all 14 of their RBI's.

Good luck Zimmerman - circle the wagons today.    Maybe some extra juju edge with OAK processing the very goofy Luzardo video game news this afternoon.

Yeah! WTF is that????

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Just now, Philip said:

The Cop wouldn’t give you a ticket if you explain the hurry!

Not that I didn't break the speed limit some.... Big thing was I never got behind any slow pokes. Traffic was MOVING the whole way. :clap:


My poor ACHING back thanks them all!

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