The Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox each got a win Wednesday during their doubleheader.
Here's the latest O's and White Sox news.
Mark Trumbo has been doing some light throwing and running. The designated hitter was placed on the 60-day IL prior to the start of the season, but has not been cleared to participate in any other baseball activities and is still building up strength in his right knee after undergoing surgery.
Starting pitcher David Hess gave up four hits and four runs over 4 1/3 innings Wednesday in a no-decision. He issued two runs with four strikeouts over 96 pitches.
Dwight Smith Jr. had himself a day against the White Sox. The outfielder walked, double and stole a base in Wednesday's win. Smith Jr. is slashing .275/.328/.486 with five homers, 20 RBI and four steals.
Mychal Givens struck out three over 1 1/3 innings in Baltimore's 5-4 win Wednesday afternoon.
Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner allowed five runs over four innings with eight strikeouts In Wednesday's 7-6 loss. Outside of the strikeouts he was able to pile up, Cashner was ineffective in his start.
Outfielder Stevie Wilkerson went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run Wednesday night. Wilkerson took Ivan Nova deep in the fourth to give the Orioles a 4-2 lead.
Carlos Rodon pitched five hits and three runs over 3 2/3 innings Wednesday. Rodon posted six strikeouts and two walks with 59 of his 89 pitches being strikes.
First baseman Jose Abreu drove in two of the Sox's four runs in Wednesday's loss. The 32-year-old has raised his average to .284 over his current nine-game hitting streak.
Yonder Alonso hit a two-run single in the ninth to give the White Sox a 7-6 win Wednesday night. Alonso has 16 runs, with an ugly slash of .183/.303/.376.
Jose Abreu went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI during Wednesday's win. The first baseman has six homers this season and had a very rare three-run single in Wednesday's game.
Adam Engel went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, an RBI and a triple in Wednesday's win. Despite having three hits, Engel is hitting .239/.286/.391.
RP Richard Bleier: Shoulder, 10-Day IL
SP Nate Karns: Arm, 10-Day IL
DH Mark Trumbo: Knee, 60-Day IL
SP Alex Cobb: Back, 10-Day IL
Friday 5/3: Rays @ Orioles, 7:05 p.m., Camden Yards
Saturday 5/4: Rays @ Orioles, 7:05 p.m., Camden Yards
Sunday, 5/5: Rays @ Orioles, 1:05 p.m., Camden Yards
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