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Showalter sets history again, loses 1000th

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Showalter sets history again, loses 1000th

A little over three months ago, Buck Showalter recorded his 1,000th win, becoming the 58th manager to win that many. Now, he becomes the 46th manager in major league history to lose 1,000 games.The Orioles 2-0 loss to Tampa Bay was the start of Showalters third year as manager. His first game with Baltimore was Aug. 3, 2010.With five more losses, Showalter will pass Al Lopez for 45th place on the loss leader list, and with 14, hell move past his mentor, Billy Martin.The good news is that in the past three months, Showalter has moved up to a tie for 53rd place on the all-time win with Steve ONeill. Both have 1,040 wins. With 12 more wins, he moves into the top 50.A strong finish this season will put him in 49th place ahead of former Orioles manager Frank Robinson, who had 1,065.At 56, Showalter would probably enjoy managing several more years, and he conceivably could break into the top 20 if he wins about 500 more games.

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Trey Mancini, the Orioles' lone bright spot, exits game after getting drilled with 92 MPH fastball

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Trey Mancini, the Orioles' lone bright spot, exits game after getting drilled with 92 MPH fastball

Trey Mancini, the Orioles' only hope at an All-Star, exited Baltimore's matinee against Oakland in the top of the first on Wednesday, after he was struck on the left elbow by a 92-mph fastball from the Athletics' starter Chris Bassitt.

Baltimore's Chris Davis pinch-ran for Mancini, who left the game almsot immediately after being hit. 

Baltimore announced on Twitter that Mancini exited the game with a left elbow contusion. 

Mancini, the Orioles' first baseman and outfielder, was a bright spot in a rather lackluster Baltimore lineup.

The only Oriole with a real chance at an All-Star selection, Mancini is batting .304 in 70 games and leads Baltimore with 84 hits, 18 doubles and 16 homers.

The 27 year-old also has one of the highest slugging percentages on the Orioles (.558).

Fans reacted with anguish on Twitter after Mancini exited the game.

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Orioles Roundup: Dwight Smith Jr. hitless in first rehab assignment

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Orioles Roundup: Dwight Smith Jr. hitless in first rehab assignment

The Orioles gave up six home runs in Tuesday night’s 16-2 loss to the Athletics in Oakland. Here are the latest news and notes.

Player Notes: 

  • In his first rehab game with Triple-A Norfolk, Dwight Smith Jr. (concussion) was hitless in four at-bats with two strikeouts and groundouts each. Smith Jr. played all 8.5 innings of Norfolk’s loss to the RailRiders.

  • In 5 and ⅓ innings pitched against Oakland Tuesday night, Gabriel Ynoa gave up seven hits and six runs (three home runs). He surfaces with a 5.65 ERA in five starts and nine relief appearances.

  • Rio Ruiz has sunk from starting third baseman to potential DFA candidate. Ruiz went 0-for-3 against the A’s on Tuesday and has gone 9-for-58 in nearly one month (since May 21).

Injuries:

  • RHP Josh Lucas (shoulder): 10-day IL, out indefinitely

  • OF Dwight Smith Jr. (concussion): 7-day IL, set to return June 20

  • OF DJ Stewart (ankle): 10-day IL, out indefinitely

  • SP Alex Cobb (back): 60-day IL, returns in 2020

  • SP Nate Karns (arm): 60-day IL, out indefinitely

  • DH Mark Trumbo (knee): 60-day IL, out indefinitely

Coming Up: 

Wednesday, 6/19: Orioles @ Athletics, 3:37 p.m. ET, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Thursday, 6/20: Orioles @ Mariners, 10:10 p.m. ET, T-Mobile Park

Friday, 6/21: Orioles @ Mariners, 10:10 p.m. ET, T-Mobile Park

Source: Rotoworld

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