BALTIMORE – With the division title secure, manager Buck Showalter rested J.J. Hardy, Adam Jones and Nick Markakis.
BALTIMORE – When Chris Davis was suspended a week ago, it was bad news for the Orioles. But, it gave additional playing time to Jimmy Paredes.
BALTIMORE – Buck Showalter has already spent time looking at the Orioles’ potential opponents in the divisional series.
BALTIMORE – Nick Markakis hoped to play on Friday. Buck Showalter’s intention was to play him after giving him Wednesday off, but his right shoulder is still sore.
BALTIMORE – On Monday night, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was livid when Toronto right-hander Marcus Stroman threw a ball over the head of Caleb Joseph.