For the second time in as many years, Manny Machado is recovering from knee surgery. In 2013, it was his left, this year it’s his right.
The Orioles haven’t yet officially declined their 2015 options on Nick Markakis and Nick Hundley. They are expected to soon.
As expected, the Orioles exercised the 2015 options on Wei-Yin Chen and Darren O’Day on Thursday.
Free agency is officially underway. According to the Major League Baseball Players Association, 121 players are immediately eligible for free agency.