Baltimore Orioles' outfielder Nolan Reimold and starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen are both progressing past their injuries and hope to begin minor league rehab stints by next week.
According to Dan Connolly from the Baltimore Sun, Reimold could join Baltimore's Double-A affiliate, the Bowie Baysox, for a rehab assignment when the Orioles go on the road June 17th to face the Detroit Tigers. He is coming back from a right hamstring strain that he has been dealing with since Spring Training. Reimold has been on the disabled list since May 12th, over a month ago.
Chen, coming back from an oblique injury, threw from a half-mound on Thursday and will throw a bullpen session from a full-mound Saturday. He would throw in front of Orioles pitching coach Rick Adair in Detroit if all goes well. A rehab stint is expected to occur after his throwing sessions.
Both players coming back to the big club could help the Orioles make a push in the AL East as they find themselves only 2.5 games back of the first-place Boston Red Sox.
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