Discussion

Jason Hammel set to start opener

Updated: March 27, 2013, 7:12 PM ET
Associated Press

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Jason Hammel is set to start the Baltimore Orioles' opener at Tampa Bay.

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.

Hammel was 8-6 with a 3.43 ERA for the Orioles last season, and pitched Games 1 and 5 in the American League Divisional Series ...

Read full story

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


MORE MLB HEADLINES