Ah, it's another day; therefore, the Orioles made yet another move with their roster. Today, we learned that Mark Reynolds was placed on the disabled list as he pulled a muscle in his rib cage. It seems like the Orioles are nothing short of a walking M.A.S.H. unit right now.
Reynolds has a pulled muscle in his rib cage. He is batting .191 with two homers and nine RBIs.
The injury occurred during batting practice Friday, manager Buck Showalter said.
Reynolds said Saturday, "It's not too bad, but it's one of those things where if I push it it'll get worse."
Reynolds is the third player placed on the DL by the Orioles in a three-day span. Outfielder Endy Chavez (left oblique) was shelved on Thursday and reliever Matt Lindstrom (middle finger) was added to the list Friday.
In his place, the Orioles have called up longtime veteran Bill Hall. I'm sure he will pay wherever is needed. Hall can play the infield and outfield. However, in order to make room for Hall on the 40-man roster, pitcher Brad Bergesen was DFA'ed.
It's weird seeing what happened to Bras Bergesen. Ever since Bergesen got injured by Billy Butler's line drive a couple seasons ago, he's never been the same, nor has seen the success of his rookie campaign.
From the good folks at the Baltimore Orioles...
The Orioles today announced that they have selected the contract of INF BILL HALL from Triple-A Norfolk and placed INF MARK REYNOLDS on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique, retroactive to May 11.
Hall, 32, is batting .222/.269/.381 with two home runs and seven RBI in 15 games with the Tides after signing as a minor league free agent on April 25. He had a nine-game hitting streak, April 28-May 6. Hall set career-highs with 35 home runs and 85 RBI in 2006 with Milwaukee. He will wear uniform number 35.
Reynolds, 28, is batting .191/.324/.337 with two home runs and nine RBI in 27 games for the Orioles this season. He has hit safely in five of his last seven games, batting .348/.484/.739 with five extra-base hits in that time.
To make room for Hall on the 40-man roster, the Orioles designated RHP BRAD BERGESEN for assignment.