Bud Norris has pitched into the eighth inning in his last two starts for the first time in his career. Norris will pitch against Cleveland on Friday night.
Questions about Manny Machado's groin stiffness overrode other issues in the Orioles' 13-inning 8-7 loss to the Cleveland Indians.
Nelson Cruz has been a great addition for the Orioles this season, and has also proven the perfect complement to Chris Davis.
Brad Brach impressed with his four inning stint on Wednesday.
Chris Davis' wife is about to deliver the couple's first child. The current plan is for the Orioles to put Davis on the paternity list for two days.