The Baltimore Orioles have placed 25-year old righty swinging outfielder Joey Rickard on the 15-day disabled list due to a right thumb injury. He will miss the next 4-6 weeks. He has played in 85 games for the Orioles so far this year and he is 69 of 257 (.268 avg, .696 OPS) with 32 runs scored, 5 homers, 19 RBIs and 4 stolen bases. Since June 1st, Rickard has played in 36 games for the Orioles in which he is 25 of 80 (.313 avg) with 10 runs scored, 1 homer, 8 RBIs and 1 stolen base. Rickard’s injury has the Orioles looking for help in the outfield with the trade deadline coming up at the at of this week.