Buck Showalter


MIAMI -- Bud Norris had a forgettable Friday night in Norfolk. In his first rehab start, he allowed nine runs on 12 hits in 2 2/3 innings against Rochester.


MIAMI – It’s been a long journey for Oliver Drake. Seven years after he left the Naval Academy, Drake is in the major leagues.


BALTIMORE – Major League Baseball games are significantly faster this year than they were a year ago. Orioles games are even faster.


BALTIMORE – Everth Cabrera will meet the Orioles in Miami, and it’s likely that he’ll be activated for Friday’s game against the Marlins.


BALTIMORE – Matt Wieters will meet the Orioles in Miami, and if things go well, he’ll go on a rehab assignment next week.