Orioles place Schoop on disabled list with oblique strain, call up Cobb

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As their corresponding roster move, the Orioles recalled right-hander Alex Cobb, their biggest offseason addition, from Double-A Bowie.

He played in the field in the bottom of the seventh, but the injury worsened on a throw to first, and he was replaced by Engelb Vielma.

Baltimore Orioles second/third baseman Jonathan Schoop has been placed on the team's 10-day disabled list. In the meantime, Tim Beckham should continue to start at second base with Danny Valencia manning the hot corner. "It's honestly the most comfortable I've felt being in this locker room, somewhere I'm familiar with, in the clubhouse around guys that I know".

Schoop, 26, is batting.230 with one home run in 14 games this season. In April 2015, he injured his knee, also at Fenway Park, and missed nearly three months.

Over the long term, of course, Schoop's absence is a big loss for an Orioles lineup that has had a lot of problems generating offense.

Schoop strained his right oblique, so he could help out for a little. Cobb didn't officially sign his four-year, $57MM deal until March 21, so he needed some extra preparation time in the minors to fully get ready for the season.