Sisco (hand) took some at-bats against Tommy Milone in a simulated game Thursday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
Sisco had bruised his hand on a foul tip a few days prior to that, but now that he's swinging again, the backstop looks like he'll be fully recovered from the injury by the time the Orioles reconvene for workouts. The 25-year-old is battling Austin Wynns for the top backup job behind Pedro Severino.
Sisco hurt his hand on a foul tip and has been briefly held back, though he was able to hit Wednesday, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.
It doesn't sound like Sisco is anything worse than banged up. With Opening Day still over two weeks away, his availability for the start of the season doesn't appear to be under serious threat. He's lined up for some sort of timeshare with Pedro Severino again this season, though the exact split between the two remains to be seen.
Sisco is not in the lineup for Sunday's game at Boston, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Sisco will finish the season on the bench and received only two starts in the last eight games. Austin Wynns will work behind the plate Sunday for the Orioles.
Sisco is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Royals, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
The lefty-hitting Sisco will take a seat with southpaw Danny Duffy on the mound, but the 24-year-old may no longer represent the Orioles' top catching option versus right-handed pitching either. Sisco is slashing just .174/.268/.256 since the All-Star break and will check out of the lineup for the fifth time in seven games while Pedro Severino catches for Baltimore.
Sisco is not starting Friday against the Royals, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Sisco finds himself on the bench for the sixth time in eight games, though all but one of his days off came against lefties. Pedro Severino starts behind the plate in his absence.
Sisco went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Wednesday against the Nationals.
Sisco took Max Scherzer deep in the fifth inning for his seventh home run of the season. It was his first long ball since July 7, indicative of the slump he's been in. Entering Wednesday's contest, Sisco had just a .176 slugging percentage and .431 OPS across 90 plate appearances since the All-Star break.
Sisco sits for the fifth time in six games Tuesday against the Nationals, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
It's not clear if Sisco has fallen into a bench role or if he's simply being platooned, as all five of the games in which he's sat have come against a lefty starter or primary pitcher, including Tuesday's starter Patrick Corbin. Pedro Severino starts in his absence.
Sisco is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
He'll cede catching duties to Pedro Severino for the fourth time in five games while the Rays deploy a lefty (Jalen Beeks) as their primary pitcher. Three of Sisco's four benchings during that span have come when the opposition has used lefty starters or primary pitchers, so he still looks to have the upper hand on the large side of a platoon behind the dish.
Sisco is not in Thursday's lineup against the Rays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
He sits for the second game in a row, but the Orioles have faced lefties in both of those games. Sisco is hitting .194 with 11 strikeouts in 36 at-bats this month. Pedro Severino will start behind the dish, hitting sixth.
Sisco is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Royals, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Sisco returned from a groin injury Tuesday, going 0-for-1 with a pair of walks. He'll give way to Pedro Severino in this one as the Orioles look to ease him back into action.
Sisco (groin) is catching and batting ninth Tuesday against the Royals, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Sisco was struck in the groin area and shoulder during Sunday's matchup, but after getting Monday off, he's been cleared to rejoin the starting lineup. He's hitting .194 with an RBI and 10 strikeouts over his last 10 contests.
Sisco (groin, shoulder) has been cleared to play by doctors, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
Sisco isn't in the starting lineup Monday against the Royals, though he isn't expected to require a trip to the injured list after being struck in the shoulder and groin area by a pair of foul balls Sunday. Pedro Severino is starting being the dish in place of Sisco on Monday.
Sisco (groin/shoulder) is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Royals, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
The Orioles haven't provided an update on Sisco's condition after he was evaluated by the training staff following his departure from Sunday's 13-7 loss to the Red Sox in the sixth inning, when he was struck in the shoulder and groin area by a pair of foul balls. Pedro Severino replaced Sisco in Sunday's contest and will fill in again behind the plate in Monday's series opener.
Sisco was removed from Sunday's game against the Red Sox after taking a foul ball to the groin area while he was behind the plate in the sixth inning, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Sisco had previously been struck by a foul ball off his left arm earlier in the frame, but the foul tip he took below the belt knocked him from the game for good. Pedro Severino came off the bench to replace Sisco, who can be viewed as day-to-day heading into Monday's series opener against the Royals.
Sisco is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Red Sox.
Sisco is 4-for-13 with three runs scored and a walk since snapping a brutal 3-for-32 stretch that ended Aug. 10. The left-handed-hitting catcher is still slashing just .133/.278/.133 in 18 plate appearances against southpaws. Pedro Severino will start behind the plate and hit sixth against lefty Eduardo Rodriguez.
Sisco is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Yankees, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Pedro Severino will work in a battery with starting pitcher Dylan Bundy as the Orioles and Yankees wrap up their series with an early game. Sisco started at catcher in Tuesday's 8-3 loss, going hitless in three at-bats to sink his season-long batting average to .217.
Sisco is not in the lineup fro Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader against the Yankees, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
He will likely start the nightcap. Pedro Severino is starting behind the dish in the day game and hitting sixth.
Sisco is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Astros, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Sisco finds himself on the bench for the third consecutive contest as he is 3-for-28 with 12 strikeouts in his last seven games. Pedro Severino receives another start behind the plate in his place.
Sisco is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Yankees, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Sisco will stick on the bench for a second straight game as Pedro Severino picks up another start behind the dish in his stead. The 24-year-old Sisco has cooled off at the plate recently, evidenced by his .135/.179/.162 line and 41 percent strikeout rate over his past 10 games.
Sisco is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Yankees, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Sisco has cooled off considerably at the plate, hitting .163/.226/.184 over his last 14 games. He'll sit in favor of Pedro Severino.
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