Severino is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rays, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports. Severino is getting a routine breather for the day game after a night game, allowing Austin Wynns to pick up a start behind the dish. Over 11 games in July, Severino has gone 7-for-33 (.212 average) with two home runs, six RBI and three runs.
Severino is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Royals. Severino is getting a routine maintenance day in the series finale after he caught games Friday and Saturday. Austin Wynns will be behind the dish Sunday.
Severino went 3-for-4 with a solo home run Friday in a loss to Kansas City. The backstop starred for Baltimore in a game during which the team's offense was mostly quiet. Severino racked up half of the Orioles' hits, and he produced one of their two runs with an eighth-inning solo homer to left field. The three-hit effort was Severino's second of the season, and it snapped an eight-game slump during which he batted .100 (2-for-20) with nine strikeouts.
Severino is not starting Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports. A two-run homer Tuesday raised Severino's average in his last nine games to .241. He's also tallied eight RBI in that stretch. Austin Wynns will start behind the dish Wednesday.
Severino went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk in Tuesday's 7-5 win over Toronto. The catcher hit his first long ball since June 20. Severino hasn't done much at the plate this year with four homers, 17 RBI and 19 runs scored. He's slashing just .229/.310/.333 through 216 plate appearances as Baltimore's primary catcher.