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The Baltimore Orioles put right-hander Chris Tillman on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left abdominal muscle.
The move announced Thursday is retroactive to March 22, which allows Tillman to pitch in the Orioles' fifth game of the season on April 6 against Minnesota.
Tillman was scratched from his scheduled March 10 start because of abdominal soreness and has pitched only in minor league games since.
Baltimore also reassigned outfielder Trayvon Robinson to its minor league camp.
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Hammel, who threw five innings in a minor league game Wednesday, is scheduled to start against the Rays' David Price on Tuesday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
''We look it at as one of the five starters. He will be the first guy of the season,'' manager Buck Showalter said.
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Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens was hit by a line drive and left Wednesday night's game against the Yankees because of a bruised right rib.
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