J.J. Hardy will be sidelined with a wrist fracture after being hit by a pitch Sunday. To say this is a big hit on the lineup would be a poor statement as Hardy has been weak at the plate to this point in the season compared to the numbers we have been accustomed to seeing out of him. He is hitting .211 with 3 home runs and 21 RBI over 64 games so far this year.

It is unclear at this point how the Orioles plan on replacing Hardy but it is likely you could see Manny Machado shift to SS and some sort of combo of Ruben Tejada and Jonathan Schoop at 3B and 2B.

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