Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Gonzalez Shelved; Rays Sweep & Are the O's Really This Bad?

After everything that has gone on with Mike Gonzalez from Spring Training until now, is anyone surprised at the news that came out this afternoon.

I've watched enough National League baseball and remember Mike Gonzalez pitching in relief as an Atlanta Brave to know something was wrong when I saw him last week.

From the Orioles.com: The team announced that Gonzalez is suffering from a strained left shoulder, and the move is retroactive to Saturday. The club said it would announce another roster move later on.

Baltimore manager Dave Trembley said before the game that Gonzalez had warmed up during Tuesday's 8-6 extra-innings loss to the Rays but said he couldn't pitch.

Gonzalez had problems in his first three games. He lost ninth-inning leads twice and barely escaped when he did get a save.

Let's hope Gonzalez's injury isn't more than just a strain.

Although the timing of the closer being placed on the DL is impeccable...

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2 comments:

3rdStoneFromTheSun said...

just not putting it together
yet

youth basically is a culprit

Maryland Orioles' Fan said...

Yep. What's probably shocking people more than anything is the way the O's are losing...

They have the West Coast trip to shape it all up. Everyone is just struggling at the same time and things can't get any worse than they have now.

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