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 Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Pedro Strop (47) is congratulated by catcher Matt Wieters (32) after earning a save against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Friday. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-US PRESSWIRE
Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Pedro Strop (47) is congratulated by catcher Matt Wieters (32) after earning a save against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Friday. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-US PRESSWIRE

Jones has 3 hits in Orioles' win over Nationals - Yahoo! Sports
"Jason Hammel (5-1) pitched 5 1-3 innings for the win, allowing four runs and six hits. Baltimore relievers Luis Ayala, Troy Patton and Pedro Strop combined for 2 2-3 scoreless innings."

Reynolds pain-free, not swinging a bat yet | orioles.com: News
"Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that Mark Reynolds is just about pain-free and, even though he hasn't been swinging a bat yet, he could come off the disabled list later this month."

A closer look at Orioles starter Jason Hammel's knee troubles and their implications - baltimoresun.com
"He has no plans on resting it for a prolonged period – not the way he has been pitching and the first-place Orioles have been playing. "Any innings out of me, I think can help," he said. "Obviously, an outstanding job by the [bullpen] tonight to fill in for me again. Once I can get this thing strong, I hope to not let [the relievers] work anymore."

Orioles notes: Bergesen returns to Norfolk, but not as part of 40-man roster - Baltimore Sun
"Once considered a key member of the Orioles' young rotation, right-hander Brad Bergesen will be pitching for Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday without a spot on the organization's 40-man roster."

Miguel Tejada reporting to Triple-A Norfolk plus Orioles-Nationals lineups - baltimoresun.com
"Infielder Miguel Tejada is reporting to Triple-A Norfolk today. He will be eligible to play Sunday." Don't bother clicking, that's everything this article offers except for last night's lineups.

School of Roch: Game update and injury note on Steve Johnson
"Down on the farm, Triple-A Norfolk's Steve Johnson was removed after two innings tonight with a strained groin muscle. Johnson allowed a hit and walked a batter before coming out of the Tides' game against the Pawtucket Red Sox. Willie Eyre replaced him."