ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles first baseman Ryan Mountcastle was out of the beginning lineup for Sunday’s recreation at Tampa Bay at some point after being hit on his left hand by pitched ball.
Supervisor Brandon Hyde mentioned Mountcastle is daily.
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Mountcastle was struck by a pitch from former Oriole Jimmy Yacabonis with two outs within the ninth inning in Tampa Bay’s 8-2 win on Saturday.
“His hand is fairly sore,” Hyde mentioned. “Hopefully he feels higher because the day goes on as we speak. He is getting some therapy.”
Mountcastle is hitting .253 with 15 homers and 55 RBIs for the Orioles, who’re within the combine for an AL wild card after going 52-110 final season.