Monday, May 10, 2004

Two news items today.

Jerry Hairston is due back Tuesday. He is expected to return to the O's lineup at DH and to bat 9th. Hairston will likely be traded within a month as Brian Roberts has secured his hold on the 2B job with his strong play. Potential trading partners? Yankees, Red Sox, Rockies, and Twins are a few that come to mind.

Marty Cordova has a torn flexor tendon which will require another surgery if he wants to continue playing. He is effectively done as an Oriole. Cordova is in the final year of his three-year, $9 million contract.

What a game yesterday, hope you didn't miss it. Jorge Julio should be a set-up man. BJ Ryan for closer!