Week 16 Birds Up, O's Down (22 - 28 July)

Henry Urrutia has had a pretty solid start to his O's career - Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports

Who's hot and who's not for the Baltimore Orioles

Rotation
Wei-Yin Chen Upnew_medium Giving up lots of hits, but has pitched more than well enough to win in his last two starts. Allowed 4 ER in 13.2 IP.
Scott Feldman http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Pretty brilliant earlier in the week vs. Kansas City, but came back to earth on Saturday night vs. Boston. Six ER over 13 IP and a 1:1 K/BB ratio.
Miguel Gonzalez Downnew_medium Easily his worst start of the season. Season 6 ER in just 4.2 IP.
Jason Hammel Downnew_medium Allowed 3 ER in both of his starts this week, which isn't horrible, but he's allowing far too many base runners. The O's have lost 9 of his last 10 starts.
Chris Tillman Upnew_medium Still #stafface-ing around.
Bullpen
Jairo Asencio Downnew_medium Welp, didn't last long with the big club.
Tommy Hunter http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png A week of scoreless appearances is just what Hunter needed after allowed ER in his previous 3 efforts.
Jim Johnson http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Not much needed from your closer when you aren't winning lots of games.
Brian Matusz Upnew_medium Scoreless in his last 10 appearances.
T.J. McFarland http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Just your standard mop-up guy.
Darren O'Day http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Like JJ, he didn't get much of a chance to pitch with the O's not winning either series.
Troy Patton http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Wasn't great on Saturday night, but nobody on the pitching staff was.
Francisco Rodriguez http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Welcome to Baltimore.
Catchers
Taylor Teagarden http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Not much going on here.
Matt Wieters http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Pretty average week at the plate, but did it look to anyone else that he dropped two opportunities to throw out base-stealers on Saturday? Or was that just me?
Infielders
Alexi Casilla http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Hardly even saw the lineup this week.
Chris Davis Downnew_medium The post-ASG slump has hit Crush Davis pretty hard. Just a .192 week - no homers. Looking pretty lost at the plate right now.
Ryan Flaherty http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png See Casilla, Alexi
J.J. Hardy Downnew_medium Post-ASG slump also appears to have hit Hardy. He was slightly better than Davis, however, as he had .222 week with 2 homers.
Manny Machado Downnew_medium Two of his three hits went for home runs.
Brian Roberts http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Is it sad he was the only infielder on the team to hit above .250 this week?
Danny Valencia Downnew_medium Demoted to AAA
Outfielders
L.J. Hoes http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png Recalled to the big club. Can he stick?
Adam Jones Upnew_medium One of the few in the lineup to hit successfully post-ASG. He included at least one of each variety hit within his 9 total (1 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR).
Nick Markakis http://assets.sbnation.com/assets/217757/dash.png This one is tough. Nicky had 11 hits in 28 ABs (a .393 BA) and 3 walks, but did not have a single XBH.
Nate McLouth Upnew_medium Pretty consistent week included 4 XBH (7 hits overall) and 3 walks.
Henry Urrutia Upnew_medium He's been pretty good since his call-up. Can he continue?
Disabled List
Wilson Betemit Starting to sound as though he won't be returning this season due to his knee injury.
Steve Clevenger Currently on rehab with the O's GCL affiliate
Steve Johnson Continuing his rehab with Class-A Aberdeen
Steve Pearce Also on rehab with the O's GCL affliate
Nolan Reimold Done for the year after neck surgery.
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