BOSTON – Manny Machado a productive day in Sarasota, Fla. He took batting and field practice, ran the bases and slid. On Saturday, he’ll play five innings at third base.
SARASOTA, Fla. – Buck Showalter isn’t committing to Steve Lombardozzi as a second baseman. Lombardozzi, who was acquired earlier on Monday from Detroit for Alex Gonzalez.
SARASOTA, Fla. – Dan Duquette doesn’t want to rush Manny Machado. That’s why the Orioles are going to start the season with their star third baseman on the disabled list.
SARASOTA, Fla. – Johan Santana has been an Oriole for less than two weeks. He’s not yet ready to pitch, but he’s very pleased with the reception he’s gotten.
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles and 19 players not eligible for arbitration came to agreements on one-year contracts.