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Miguel Almonte will make his first start of his career against Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees Friday.
Nathan Karns was sent to the DL today, retroactive to May 21, with stiffness in his right forearm. He is eligible to return next Wednesday.
Jason Hammel had yet another losing performance against Luis Severino and the Yankees, dropping his record to 1-6. He actually pitched well, allowing only three runs on six hits over six innings. He even struck out seven.
Less than a week after dominating the Yankees, Danny Duffy came back to stymie the Yanks yet again. Duffy fired seven innings, allowing six hits and three walks. Two of those hits were solo homers. He struck out seven batters as well.
Jason Vargas hurled six innings of three-run ball Monday against the Yankees, only surrendering four hits. He also walked three batters and struck out six.
Adam Jones went 1-4 Monday, the lone hit being a three-run bomb. This was his 125th homer at Camden Yards, the most by one player of all time.
Jake Junis fared much better than the ever-aging Chris Young in a spot start against the Twins on Sunday, going 4 2/3 innings in a no decision. He surrendered two runs on five hits and three walks. He also struck out four batters.
Ian Kennedy struggled through two innings Sunday in the second game of a doubleheader, allowing five runs on three hits and three walks. He only struck out one batter.
Adam Jones went 3-4 on Sunday, bombing a solo homer against Marco Estrada.
Nathan Karns may be put on the DL as a precautionary measure for his tight forearm. He also has some fluid in the forearm. However, there is no strain.
Ian Kennedy will take the bump for the nightcap of the Royals doubleheader against Minnesota Sunday. The Royals will make corresponding roster moves after the first game to let him start.