ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Of all the people who were experiencing their first major league Opening Days, perhaps the most grateful was Bobby Dickerson.
BRADENTON, Fla. – Manny Machado didn’t take the short trip here on Sunday.
SARASOTA, Fla. – A little after 10:30 on Thursday morning, a tall bearded man wearing shorts, green sneakers and Orioles jersey No. 18 walked onto the field at Ed Smith Stadium.
The newest member of the Orioles’ major-league coaching staff, Bobby Dickerson, was part of a bit of subterfuge with Manny Machado.