Danny Valencia


BALTIMORE – David Lough looked a bit nervous when he was asked to evaluate his first season with the Orioles.


SARASOTA, Fla. – Buck Showalter hopes to have an everyday designated hitter.

“If that guy showed up, it means we’ve got a really good DH. I’d prefer to have that,” Showalter said.


Hall of Fame manager Whitey Herzog, who was also a general manager, had a theory of building a bench. It was never a good idea to keep a bench together for more than a year.


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics have acquired right-hander Sandy Rosario from the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later or cash considerations.


The Orioles picked up another player who they think will shore up their infield on Wednesday.