BALTIMORE – J.J. Hardy is getting a day off. After leaving Monday’s game with a lower back spasm in the eighth inning, Hardy will not start. Ryan Flaherty gets the start instead.
BALTIMORE – Joe Saunders walked into the clubhouse on Monday morning, shook the hands of many of the people he already knew and introduced himself to some that he didn’t know.
BALTIMORE – About two hours before Sunday’s game, Orioles manager Buck Showalter had a meeting with some of his players to explain some of the roster additions and their ramifications.
BALTIMORE – Wei-Yin Chen walked into the Orioles clubhouse on Saturday afternoon fresh from a brief visit to Sarasota, Fla.