BALTIMORE – In his first 74 games at shortstop this season, J.J. Hardy has made just one error. Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn’t have to be prodded to praise his shortstop.
BALTIMORE – If Chris Tillman’s sprained left ankle prevents him from starting Monday night in Oakland as is looking increasingly likely, Tyler Wilson will.
BALTIMORE – Gerardo Parra arrived around game time on Friday night after his trade from the Milwaukee Brewers. It was his first visit to Oriole Park, and he watched the game from the bench.
BALTIMORE – Chris Tillman’s left ankle was better on Saturday. However, it’s not likely that he’ll pitch on Monday in Oakland, manager Buck Showalter said.
BALTIMORE – Buck Showalter was glad that Gerardo Parra was added. It gives him another possible leadoff hitter.