Third baseman Manny Machado returned to the Orioles lineup for the first time since he suffered a serious knee injury late last season, going 0 for 4 in the nightcap of a doubleheader with the Pirates at Camden Yards.

Kershaw close. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw threw 86 pitches and allowed two runs in five innings in a start for double-A Chattanooga on Wednesday and appears in line to rejoin the rotation early next week.

Minor leagues on TV. Minor-league baseball games will air nationally on the CBS Sports Network cable channel this season.

- Wire reports