The Orioles will be without left-handed reliever Wesley Wright for four to six weeks after an MRI on Monday showed inflammation around his sore left shoulder.
Wright was placed on the disabled list Saturday after experiencing muscle discomfort in his neck and shoulder while pitching in Friday's home opener. He was examined Saturday afternoon and was diagnosed as having a strain of the trapezius muscle.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the medical staff compared Monday's MRI with one taken of Wright's shoulder during routine physicals in spring training and there was a definite contrast.
“Found some … inflammation there in the shoulder. It showed up in...