For better or worse, this has been Mark Reynolds week.
Ryan Flaherty went home sick on Tuesday afternoon. The Rule 5 draftee had a 103 degree temperature andblood work was done. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 2.
Mired in a 1-for-30 slump, the first thought was that Matt Wieters was getting a day off to rest his bat. Its actually to rest his right biceps.
A year ago this week, the Orioles signed J.J. Hardy to a three-year contract extension.