Check out the latest news and notes after the Orioles 11-8 loss to the Yankees.
OF Dwight Smith Jr. (calf) is expected to begin a minor league rehab assignment toward the end of the Orioles' current road trip. The road trip will finish up on Sunday in Boston. Smith has been on the injured list since July 30 because of a left calf strain and some other minor ailments. He should return to the Orioles late next week.
RP Gabriel Ynoa yielded seven earned runs over six innings Monday in a loss to the Yankees. Ynoa gave up seven hits, including four home runs, while falling to 1-7 on the year with a 5.93 ERA. If he gets another turn as a starter with the Orioles, it'll come this weekend in Boston.
Orioles optioned RHP Branden Kline to Triple-A Norfolk. Kline allowed one run over an inning of work in the first game of Monday's doubleheader versus the Yankees. He's clearing out for Ty Blach, who will start the nightcap.
Orioles recalled LHP Ty Blach from Triple-A Norfolk. Blach will start the second game of Monday's doubleheader versus the Yankees in what will be his Orioles debut.
OF Trey Mancini homered in both games of the doubleheader against the Yankees on Monday. Mancini is up to 29 homers.
2B Hanser Alberto went 3-for-5 with a homer, a double and three RBI in the second game of Monday's doubleheader against the Yankees. He also went 2-for-5 in the first game, and he scored a total of five runs on the day. Alberto has been awesome against lefties this year, and he's hitting .321 overall despite his struggles against righties.
The Orioles optioned RHP Jimmy Yacabonis to Triple-A Norfolk. Yacabonis was up as the 26th man during Monday's doubleheader. He'll return when rosters expand next month.
Orioles optioned RHP Evan Phillips to Triple-A Norfolk. Phillips was rocked for three runs in an inning of work Monday in his day up with the big club. He'll probably be back again eventually.
DH Renato Nunez: Ankle, day-to-day
OF Dwight Smith Jr.: Calf, 10-day IL, may be back in mid-August
OF DJ Stewart: Concussion, 7-day IL, August 14
RP Josh Rogers: Elbow, 60-day IL, out indefinitely
SP Alex Cobb: Back, 60-day IL, 2020
DH Mark Trumbo: Knee, 60-day IL, may be back in September
Tuesday 8/13: Orioles @ Yankees, 7:05 p.m., Yankee Stadium
Wednesday 8/14: Orioles @ Yankees, 1:05 p.m., Yankee Stadium
Friday 8/16: Orioles @ Red Sox, 7:10 p.m., Fenway Park
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