Originally posted on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 5/30/14
The Baltimore Orioles entered Thursday night's game a game over .500 and in third place in the American League East. A major problems nearly a third of the way through the season is a pitching staff that is 27th in the league in ERA. The is some potential good news on the injury front which may help the pitching staff down the road, as Edgmer Escalona began a rehab assignment on Thursday.#179499934 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Chris Towers of CBSSports.com, Escalona is on the 60-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation he suffered early in spring training. He was set to begin a minor-league rehab assignment at Triple-A Norfolk.He threw three innings in an extended spring training game on Tuesday. It is not clear how much time Escalona will need in the minors before being recalled to the Orioles.Escalona is in his first season with the Orioles after pitching parts of the last four seasons with the Colorado Rockies. Last season, he was 1-4 with a 5.67 ERA with 34 strik...
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