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Feb 17, 2017
Rotoworld
J.J. Hardy was held out of the Orioles' first full-squad workout on Friday due to illness.
CBS Baltimore Feb 19, 2017
Orioles’ Machado Practices At Shortstop For World Classic

Orioles’ Machado Practices At Shortstop For World Classic

Machado, who was born in Miami, will play shortstop for the Dominican Republic in next month's WBC, and with the Orioles' everyday shortstop J.J. Hardy injured, he's getting to play as much short as he wants before his March 5 departure.
Birds Watcher Feb 19, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: O’s receive good news about J.J. Hardy’s back

The Baltimore Orioles recently recieved good news about J.J. Hardy‘s back and they’re now confident he’ll be ready for Opening Day. Earlier this week, the Baltimore Orioles assumed the worst when J.J. Hardy revealed he was dealing with back discomfort. But after undergoing testing, Hardy’s MRI and CT results left the club feeling optimistic. Hardy’s […] Baltimore Orioles: O’s receive good news about J.J. Hardy’s back - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Good news on Hardy and getting to know Gentry - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles made it through today's workout before a storm hit the Ed Smith Stadium complex. Perhaps the black cloud has lifted from shortstop J.J. Hardy, who found out that the tests on his back came back clean. Manager Buck Showalter is projecting that Hardy could begin...

Orioles receive good news on last round of tests on J.J. Hardy's ailing back

Showalter optimistic Orioles' starting shortstop can be ready for Opening Day
Baltimore Sun Feb 18, 2017

When it comes to managing back problems, Orioles' J.J. Hardy knows how to play through pain

Even though Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy will be shelved until at least early March with lower back spasms, there is relative comfort in knowing he has dealt with this injury before and has been able to manage it without going on the disabled list.

Health issues, the catching situation and Clevenger interest - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles aren't in panic mode over the shoulder discomfort, or whatever we're calling it, that could force No. 1 starter Chris Tillman on the disabled list. They're continuing to breathe normally through a series of tests administered to shortstop J.J. Hardy's back, the spasms keeping him...
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 17, 2017

East Notes: Hardy, Swihart, Wilson, Johnson, Scherzer

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy underwent an MRI yesterday and a CT scan today due to back spasms that have been troubling him since late January, Hardy himself told reporters (via Peter Schmuck and Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun). Hardy has had back spasms in the past but doesn’t seem overly concerned by the injury,…

Orioles notes: Manny Machado might not play shortstop in WBC

Even before the news of J.J. Hardy's recent lower back spasms, the Orioles had planned to play starting third baseman Manny Machado at shortstop in early spring games in preparation for next month's World Baseball Classic. But a recent development could change that.

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy out until at least early March with back spasms

Shortstop J.J. Hardy will be lost until at least early March with persistent back spasms, making him the second front-line player to be sidelined during the first week of workouts at the Ed Smith Stadium complex.
MASN Sports Feb 17, 2017

Showalter on Hardy: "Nothing's in jeopardy" - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles held their first full-squad workout today and received more attention for the one player who wasn't on the field. Shortstop J.J. Hardy's absence, at first believed to be caused by an illness, was due to...
Eutaw Street Report Feb 17, 2017

Hardy’s Back Sidelines Him Again, Brach Wins Arbitration

The Baltimore Orioles are having a rough start to Spring Training. The injuries are starting to add up and so is the payroll. Just days after getting the news that Chris Tillman would be out for at least three weeks with a shoulder issue, we learned that shortstop J.J. Hardy will be sidelined with back spasms. It’s similar to the back problems he has had in the past, but he said these are lasting longer, per Roch Kubatko. Hardy has dealt with similar spasms in past. These lasting longer. #orioles […] The post Hardy’s Back Sidelines Him Again, Brach Wins Arbitration appeared first on...
MASN Sports Feb 17, 2017

Hardy provides update on back spasms - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy spent about 3 ½ minutes at this locker updating the media on the condition of his lower back. He hasn't done any baseball activities since the spasms started. "Backs spasms," he said. "Had...
Birds Watcher Feb 17, 2017

Baltimore Orioles: J.J. Hardy undergoes tests on sore lower back

Just a few days after the Baltimore Orioles announced Chris Tillman‘s shoulder injury,  J.J. Hardy will undergo tests on a sore lower back. When the Baltimore Orioles suited up for their first official team workout, J.J. Hardy was noticeably absent from the field. Many offered an explanations as to why Hardy wasn’t running drills with […] Baltimore Orioles: J.J. Hardy undergoes tests on sore lower back - Birds Watcher - Birds Watcher - A Baltimore Orioles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Camden Chat Feb 17, 2017
Orioles spring training news: J.J. Hardy has a sore back, getting CT scan

Orioles spring training news: J.J. Hardy has a sore back, getting CT scan

Chris Tillman wasn’t the only Orioles player to show up at spring training not 100%. J.J. Hardy is ailing as well. One Orioles player who has yet to appear in any spring training pictures is J.J. Hardy. In standard fashion, the reporters in Sarasota at first offered benign explanations for this: Hardy was sick. No big deal. Except it turns out today that Hardy has a sore lower back, had an MRI yesterday, and is getting a CT scan today, according to The Baltimore Sun’s Peter Schmuck. The results of those tests will give a better idea of how serious a problem Hardy is suffering, but in...

Hardy undergoing CT scan on lower back - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Shortstop J.J. Hardy remained absent from the Orioles' workouts today as the full squad gathered on the back fields. He also wasn't in camp. Hardy left the complex to receive a CT scan on his sore lower back. He had an MRI yesterday and the Orioles wanted...

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