Oakland Athletics defeat Baltimore Orioles, 9-1

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Orioles shortstop Cesar Izturis was scheduled to undergo an appendectomy Friday night at a local hospital, a procedure that will likely force him to the disabled list.

Izturis reported to McAfee Coliseum on Friday complaining of stomach pains. He was then accompanied to the hospital by assistant athletic trainer Brian Ebel to have a CT scan taken, which determined that he had appendicitis.

It's unknown how long Izturis will be out of the lineup. Si...