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.
BALTIMORE – Many of the Orioles were transfixed by the televisions in their clubhouse on Wednesday afternoon. They were watching and reliving their division clinching from Tuesday night.
BALTIMORE – Once Chris Davis was placed on the suspended list, it created an opening on the Orioles’ 40-man roster, and it was filled on Wednesday with the addition of Christian Walker.