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David Lough | Outfielder

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/20/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 178
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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David Lough (back) expects to resume activities Friday.
Lough has been shut down for the past couple of days with back spasms. "It's a lot better than when it first happened," he said Thursday. The backup outfielder should be ready for the start of the season. Mar 26 - 11:30 AM
Source: MASN

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David Lough was scratched from Tuesday's lineup due to back spasms.

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that Lough felt it after picking up a ball during tee work Tuesday morning. Consider him day-to-day.
Mar 24 - 12:52 PM

David Lough was scratched from Tuesday's Grapefruit League lineup.

No word on the reason for the change. The Orioles should pass along an update soon.
Mar 24 - 10:56 AM

David Lough went 0-for-3 on Friday and is 4-for-24 this spring.

Lough isn't a bad use of a bench spot for a major league team, but can the Orioles' carry a left-handed-hitting reserve outfielder when their starting corner outfielders (Alejandro De Aza and Travis Snider) are left-handed hitters? It'll certainly be a tight fit, but at the same time, it'd be hard to give up Lough's defense.
Mar 20 - 4:53 PM

David Lough went 2-for-4 with an RBI double in a loss to the Red Sox on Sunday.

Getting a rare start, Lough provided an RBI double and a run scored in the sixth inning. Lough is hitting .240/.302/.371 in a part-time role this season.
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 04:55:00 PM

David Lough slugged a solo home run in his only at-bat in Wednesday's win against the Blue Jays.

Lough entered the game for Delmon Young in the seventh inning. In the bottom of the eighth, Lough took right-hander Casey Janssen deep to pad the Orioles' lead to 6-1. Lough, who has operated mostly as a bench player for the Orioles, has four homers on the season along with 12 RBI and a .230/.295/.360 slash line.
Wed, Sep 17, 2014 10:45:00 PM

David Lough’s struggles continued in Friday’s loss to the Royals, going 0-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts.

The Orioles had high hopes for the 28-year-old outfielder, but he has hit just .180/.241/.260 with a 10/3 K/BB ratio in his first 16 games. He’s difficult to use even in AL-only leagues at this point.
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 10:42:00 PM

David Lough collected three hits in four at-bats, walked, and stole two bases as the Orioles topped the Blue Jays on Thursday.

Lough hadn't done much of anything at the dish, but was a big factor in the Orioles' 11-run outburst against the Blue Jays. Acquired in the off-season in a trade with the Royals, Lough also crossed home plate three times and stole his third and fourth bases on the season.
Thu, Apr 24, 2014 10:05:00 PM

David Lough clubbed a walkoff RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning Saturday as the Orioles bested the Blue Jays by a score of 2-1.

Lough finished the evening 2-for-5 with one run scored. He is known more for his defense than his offense and is sporting a rough .481 OPS in seven games played.
Sat, Apr 12, 2014 11:12:00 PM

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Friday that while David Lough was held out of the lineup, he is available to play.

The O's are simply playing things cautiously with Lough, and even though he passed all of the concussion tests, they're giving him an extra day or two to recover. There's a good chance he returns to the top of the Orioles lineup at some point over the weekend.
Source: MLB.com
Sat, Apr 12, 2014 08:38:00 AM

David Lough will not be placed on the disabled list.

The Orioles were worried that Lough had suffered a concussion, but he passed all of the necessary tests on Wednesday and will remain on Baltimore's active roster.
Wed, Apr 9, 2014 06:08:00 PM

Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports that David Lough will be placed on the disabled list prior to Wednesday's game.

Kubatko isn't sure what injury Lough is dealing with, but he didn't play Tuesday and the word is that he's DL-bound. Lough did battle a neck ailment late in spring training, so perhaps it's a recurrence of that issue. Jemile Weeks will take Lough's spot on the roster.
Tue, Apr 8, 2014 06:25:00 PM

David Lough (neck) returned to the Orioles' Grapefruit League lineup on Thursday.

He played center in his first game action since last Wednesday. It was never considered a serious problem.
Thu, Mar 20, 2014 09:01:00 PM

David Lough (neck) is scheduled to return to the Orioles' Grapefruit League lineup on Thursday.

Lough has been sidelined since last Friday because of a stiff neck. It was never a serious concern.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 04:34:00 PM

David Lough (neck) remains out of Baltimore's lineup.

Lough has been shelved since Friday with a stiff neck. He has returned to the team, which expects him to return in the next few days.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 08:23:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Steve Clevenger
1B1Chris Davis
2Ryan Lavarnway
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Everth Cabrera
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Paul Janish
3B1Manny Machado
2Ryan Flaherty
3Jimmy Paredes
4Jayson Nix
LF1Alejandro De Aza
2Delmon Young
3Chris Parmelee
4Nolan Reimold
CF1Adam Jones
2Julio Borbon
RF1Travis Snider
2Delmon Young
3David Lough
DH1Steve Pearce
2J.P. Arencibia
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Bud Norris
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Kevin Gausman
6Ubaldo Jimenez
7Tyler Wilson
8Jason Garcia
9Logan Verrett
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Tommy Hunter
3Darren O'Day
4Brian Matusz
5Wesley Wright
6Brad Brach
7T.J. McFarland
8Ryan Webb
9Chaz Roe
10Cesar Cabral
11Mark Hendrickson