Tampa Bay Rays defeat Baltimore Orioles, 8-6

The Orioles started Wednesday night's game with only a two-man bench, but with the way center fielder Adam Jones has been swinging the bat, that appeared to be only a minor inconvenience.

However, Jones, one player the Orioles simply can't afford to lose, joined the sick and the wounded when a mild right hamstring strain forced him out of the lineup in the fourth inning, and prompted the club to call up top outfield prospect Nolan Reimold for Thursday night's game.

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The Orioles optioned reliever Bob McCrory back to Triple-A Norfolk and will recall outfielder Nolan Reimold in the wake of injuries to outfielder Adam Jones and designated hitter Luke Scott.

Reimold, who is batting .394 with nine homers and 27 RBIs in 31 games, will join the Orioles in Kansas City on Thursday. Manager Dave Trembley said after the Orioles' 8-6 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night that he had not had time to consider just how Reimold will be used...

Caught after catch

Rays first baseman Carlos Pena doubled twice to start rallies and scored each time to help pace Tampa Bay. But his most impressive play happened in the Orioles' dugout. Melvin Mora hit a pop-up in the first inning, and Pena and Rays catcher Dioner Navarro gave chase. Navarro stopped at the rail of the home dugout, but Pena continued, making a lunging catch and then flipping over the rail. He was head over heels when he was caught by several Orioles, i...