Baez had 71 saves with Tampa Bay during the 2004-05 seasons.
"He's closed games before," Orioles manager Dave Trembley said
before Friday night's game against the Devil Rays. "He's got the
Ray was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow
strain on July 25. Ray, is 5-6 with 16 saves, hasn't been cleared
to resume throwing.
Third baseman Melvin Mora, sidelined since July 13 by a sprained
foot, went 2-for-4 with a double in a minor league rehab game with
the Gulf Coast League Orioles. He is scheduled to play with GCL
team again Saturday and could rejoin the Orioles on Sunday.
"He did very well," Trembley said. "He reported no
discomfort, no pain."
Outfielder Freddie Bynum, out with a strained left hamstring,
was set to play this weekend with Class-A Frederick and Double-A